CHICAGO, IL A 17-year-old West Side youth killed himself on New Year's Eve playing Russian roulette with a .38-caliber pistol, police said.
The victim was identified as Mark Mercado, of 1645 N. Artesian, who shot himself in the head in front of a group of friends in an apartment at 2606 W. Homer, Area 5 Violent Crimes Detective Nick
|No one else in the apartment was taking part in the game.|
No one else in the apartment was taking part in the game, Gaudio said.
[Just one more reason to avoid playing Russian roulette by yourself.]