A 14-year-old boy was shot to death by a friend after a roll of the dice led to a quarrel over a dime, police said.

Javonda Bethly, a high school freshman, was shot in the head Thursday evening and died Friday.A 16-year-old boy was taken sobbing from the scene of the shooting and was questioned by police, Lt. David Bruess said. The boy told officers that Bethly owed him a dime from a dice game, and that the pistol went off accidentally.

Police held the 16-year-old at the Children's Detention Center, pending a review by the district attorney's office.