2 teens charged in shooting death of 16-year-old found in vehicle in east Harris Co., sheriff says

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A 16-year-old was found dead from apparent gunshot wounds in the driver's seat of a vehicle in east Harris County.

HARRIS COUNTY, Texas (KTRK) -- Two teens have been arrested and charged with murder in connection with the shooting death of a 16-year-old who was found inside a vehicle in east Harris County, according to Sheriff Ed Gonzalez.

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While the names of the suspects were not released, Gonzalez said they are 16 and 15 years old.

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The victim was found dead Monday when deputies were responding to the 14600 block of Force Street for a suspicious vehicle. The teen was found with multiple gunshot wounds.

Investigators determined that the victim was shot and killed after visiting a friend. It's believed the two suspects knew the victim and had issues in the past, according to Gonzalez.

The name of the victim is unknown.