15-year-old charged in fatal shooting in Detroit

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DETROIT, MI (AP) - Authorities say a 15-year-old Detroit boy has been charged in connection with the fatal shooting of a boy of the same age.

Prosecutors say the teen has been charged with careless discharge of a weapon causing death.

It stems from a shooting in the early morning hours of Sept. 15 in a home on the city's west side.

Officers found the victim lying unresponsive in a bedroom.

He was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Prosecutors describe the boys as acquaintances.

A preliminary hearing is set for Monday.

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