Police serve search warrant on house where teen shot and killed

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KEARNS, Utah (ABC4 News) – Investigators with Unified Police Department served a search warrant at a home where a 16-year-old was recently shot and killed.

The shooting was initially reported to be accidental, but police confirmed Thursday that another teenager was arrested in connection with the shooting.

Unified Police Department spokesperson Sgt. Melody Gray said two brothers were playing with a shotgun on Monday morning when the gun suddenly went off. 

Multiple police vehicles could be seen outside the home in the area of 5000 West 5400 South in Kearns Thursday night. UPD officials confirmed their officers were executing a search warrant, but they would not release any further information about the investigation.

The names of the victim and the teenager arrested have not yet been released.  

This is a developing story. More information will be posted as it becomes available.

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