Seabrook boy dead from gunshot wound

August 8, 2011 2:52:48 AM PDT
A young boy was shot and killed in Seabrook, and police are working to figure out how it happened.

Seabrook police got a 9-1-1 call around 9:30pm Saturday. The caller said there had been a shooting at a home in the 1400 block of Brookwood Court, and that the gun was still there.

When officers arrived, they discovered the caller was a boy around 13 years old. Police said the boy took them to the shooting victim -- another boy around 13 years old.

The victim had been shot in the chest with a shotgun, officials said. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

According to investigators, the victim was a resident of the home and the other boy was a visitor. Police said they were alone in the house with no adults present.

Parents were notified by police shortly after the shooting.

The nature and the details of the shooting are still under investigation. No charges have been filed.


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