MCSO: Teenage boy shot, killed at Laveen home

Posted at 8:38 PM, Feb 24, 2017
and last updated 2017-02-25 14:34:46-05

The Maricopa County Sheriff's Office is investigating a deadly shooting in Laveen.

Authorities responded to a home near 51st Avenue and Estrella Drive around 8 p.m. Friday.

According to an MCSO spokesman, a 16-year-old boy was shot and died at the scene. A 15-year-old boy was also home at the time of the shooting.

The two teens are related but aren't siblings. The 15-year-old was detained for questioning. No additional information was released.

A crisis response team is working with the family, officials said.

An investigation is ongoing and detectives are still working through the details of the incident. 

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