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November 20, 2017

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Boy found dead in his home with gunshot wound, police say

Boy found dead

A teenage boy was found dead Friday inside his home with an apparent gunshot wound, Metro Police officials said.

Metro responded to reports of the body about 3:50 p.m. in the 1900 block of Manhattan Drive, near Vegas Drive and Simmons Street. Officers arrived to find the boy lying in a pool of blood, police said.

Preliminary investigation indicates that the teen died from a gunshot wound, police said.

Metro is investigating the boy’s death.

Metro urges anyone with information regarding the incident to contact Metro Homicide at 828-3521, or to remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers at 385-5555 or

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