Terrace RCMP investigating after teen dies of gunshot wound

A teen was arrested after another teen died from gunshot wounds over the long weekend.

  • Tue Feb 10th, 2015 11:00am
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A teen is in custody after another teen died from a gunshot wound last night.

Police were called to a residence on Molitor Street where they found a 15-year-old youth suffering from a gunshot wound around 10 p.m. Feb. 9, reported Terrace RCMP Feb. 10.

The youth was transported by BC Ambulance to Mills Memorial Hospital where he later succumbed to his injury, said police.

A 16-year-old Terrace youth, who was also at the residence, was taken into police custody, reported police.

The circumstances leading up to the incident are still under investigation.

It is believed that the two individuals knew each other and the public is not at risk as a result of this incident, said police.

This investigation is in its early stages and police are working in partnership with the BC Coroner Service and Police Victim Services.

If you have information about crime contact the Terrace RCMP at 250-638-7400 or anonymously through Crime Stoppers by telephone at 1-800-222-TIPS, online at www.terracecrimestoppers.ca or by texting TERRACE plus your message to 274637 (CRIMES).

If your information leads to an arrest, you may be eligible for a cash reward of up to $2,000.