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Sheriff: Florida teen kills 1 brother, wounds another

Published:Friday | March 27, 2015 | 12:00 AM

FLORIDA, United States (AP):

A 13-year-old Florida boy shot his brothers during an argument over food, killing a six-year-old and wounding a 16-year-old before fatally shooting himself inside their home.

Pasco County Sheriff Chris Nocco said the Wednesday evening shooting occurred while their mother was at work and an 18-year-old brother was not at a their home in a mobile park north of Tampa.

"This is a horrific scene," Nocco said. "This is a


He said the teen retrieved a gun during the argument and started shooting. The 16-year-old called deputies for help at 6:19 p.m. The teen's wounds were not thought to be life-threatening. He was being treated at an area hospital late Wednesday.

Nocco said it wasn't clear who owned the gun.