12-year-old sibling charged with murder after 10-year-old shot, killed in Texas

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CONROE, Texas (WNCN) – A 12-year-old is charged with murder in the shooting death of a 10-year-old boy, according to a press release from the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office.

Deputies were sent to a home in Conroe, Texas, which is a suburb of Houston, on Saturday around 2:40 p.m. Upon arrival, they discovered a 10-year-old boy with a single gunshot wound to his chest area, the release said.

Life-saving measures were attempted at the scene. The boy was taken to a local hospital where he later died, the release said.

The 12-year-old sibling charged with his murder is being held at the Montgomery County Juvenile Detention Facility.

“Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family and friends of the 10-year-old victim,” the release read.

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