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MCSO investigating deadly shooting of juvenile at Litchfield Park home

Posted at 6:52 AM, Aug 02, 2022
and last updated 2022-08-02 09:52:09-04

LITCHFIELD PARK, AZ — Maricopa County officials are investigating a deadly shooting involving a juvenile victim.

Sheriff’s officials said Tuesday morning that a juvenile suffered a gunshot wound at a home near El Mirage and Bethany Home roads.

The victim was taken to a hospital with life-threatening injuries and he was later pronounced dead.

Detectives are investigating the incident and it's unknown at this time whether the injury was self-inflicted or caused by someone else.

No further information was immediately available.