MCSO: 16-year-old boy shot, killed at home in Laveen

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(Source: 3TV/CBS 5) (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)
LAVEEN, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) -

A 16-year-old male was found shot at a home in Laveen Friday night.According to the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office, the teen was pronounced dead at the scene.

According to the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office, the teen was pronounced dead at the scene.

The victim and another teen, a 15-year-old boy, were apparently home alone when the shooting happened. The teens were related, but were not brothers.

The 15-year-old is being questioned about exactly what happened.

The home is located near 46th Avenue and Dusty Lane.

The circumstances of the shooting are not yet known.

It's not clear yet who called 911, but MCSO said several calls came in reporting gunshots.

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