15-year-old accused of shooting, killing teenager in Springfield

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SPRINGFIELD, Tenn. (WKRN) — Police are investigating the fatal shooting of a 17-year-old boy in Springfield Tuesday night.

Officers responded around 11:50 p.m. to a report of gunshots fired on Pine Circle. When police arrived, they said they located a 17-year-old boy who had been shot and killed.

Detectives said the suspected shooter, a 15-year-old boy, showed up around 2:30 a.m. at the NorthCrest Emergency Room for treatment of a possible gunshot wound to the arm.

Police have not revealed whether the shooter will be charged.

Anyone with information is urged to contact the Springfield Police Department at 615-384-8422.

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