Teen takes own life with .38 revolver

| 05/03/2013

(CNS): The RCIPS have confirmed that a teenage boy who appears to have shot himself in the head with .38 revolver has died. The police were called to the scene of the shooting on Monday night at an address in Prospect, where a gun was recovered from the scene. The 15-year-old boy was taken to the George Town hospital, where he died at around 3am, apolice spokesperson stated, adding that an investigation was underway but officers were not looking for anyone else in connection with the teen's death.

The police did not say whether the gun used in the incident was a licensed weapon or not, or how they believe the teenager accessed the handgun.

The incident reportedly took place at a house on Mangrove Avenue, George Town, at around 8:30 in the evening.

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