INDIAN HEAD, Md. (AP) — Police in Maryland say they are investigating a fatal shooting on Christmas that killed a teenager.
The Charles County Sheriff’s Office say officers responded to a home in Indian Head on Christmas evening where 17-year-old Edwin Roberto Rivera Juarez was shot.
Police say Juarez and two other teenaged relatives were handling a firearm when the weapon discharged.
Police said a 13-year-old was in procession of the firearm when it fired.
Juarez was struck in the upper body and taken to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.
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