Emporia Police investigating shooting death of 14-year-old

Emporia Police investigating shooting death of 14-year-old
The Emporia Police Department is investigating a homicide after a 14-year-old was found dead in the backyard of a home. (Source: WYFF)

EMPORIA, Va. (WWBT) - The Emporia Police Department is investigating a homicide after a 14-year-old was found dead in the backyard of a home.

At 2:50 a.m. Emporia Police officers responded to the 200 block of Briggs Street to investigate a shooting.

Officers found a 14-year old male in the backyard with an apparent gunshot wound. The Greensville County Volunteer Rescue determined on the scene that the 14-year old victim had died from the gunshot wounds.

Detectives from the Emporia Police say the investigation is still fluid and on-going.

Anyone with Information is asked to call the Emporia Police Department at (434) 634-2121.

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