Police: Shooting death of boy, 16, investigated as accident - WNEM TV 5

Police: Shooting death of boy, 16, investigated as accident

Posted: Updated:
Stock photo Stock photo
DETROIT (AP) -

Police say the shooting death of a 16-year-old Detroit boy while his older brother was home is being investigated as possibly accidental.

Police say the boy was with his 18-year-old brother about 1:45 a.m. Wednesday at the home on the city's east side when a gun held by one of them discharged, wounding the boy.

Police say the 16-year-old was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead. His name wasn't immediately released. Police say his brother was interviewed by police and was cooperating.

Circumstances of the shooting are under investigation.

Copyright 2016 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. 

Powered by Frankly
WNEM
Powered by WorldNow CNN
All content © 2018, WNEM; Saginaw, MI. (A Meredith Corporation Station) . All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, and Terms of Service, and Ad Choices.