A Pennsylvania man who authorities say shot a friend and then posed for a selfie with the dying teen has been convicted of a less serious charge.
Eighteen-year-old Maxwell Morton was convicted Thursday of third-degree murder in the shooting of 16-year-old Ryan Mangan in February 2015. Morton was convicted of first-degree murder in the shooting.
The jury rejected prosecutors' arguments that Morton intentionally killed Mangan.
Morton testified Thursday that the teens were playing with a handgun and he thought it was unloaded when he pointed at him and pulled the trigger.
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He says he took the selfie to document what happened before he had planned to kill himself.
Morton testified that people think that he's a monster, but that he's actually a "chill kind of guy."
He faces up to 40 years in prison when he is sentenced in May.