LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. (WATE) — A 13-year-old boy has been charged with murder in relation to the death of a Kentucky boy, which happened in July, according to a release from the Laurel County Sheriff’s Office.
Friday, the sheriff’s office said the teen was detained on Thursday around 5:19 p.m. after he was charged with murder in relation to the other boy’s death.
On July 25, a 12-year-old boy was injured when a weapon discharged in a bedroom of a residence about three miles south of London, Ky.
The boy died a short time later at an area hospital, according to law enforcement.
The release said the 13-year-old was taken and is detained at a juvenile detention facility, and court proceedings are underway.