DENVER (KDVR) — A 14-year-old boy died after an alleged accidental shooting early Sunday afternoon, police said.
The Denver Police Department reported a juvenile male was involved in an accidental shooting around 1:30 p.m. in the 1100 block of N. Syracuse and taken to the hospital in critical condition.
Just before 8 p.m., DPD said the juvenile victim died as a result of the shooting. The Office of the Medical Examiner identified the victim as Jy’Air Johnston on Nov. 3.
A male teenager was taken into custody on investigation of manslaughter, DPD said.
DPD continues to investigate the shooting and the circumstances behind it.