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Teen boy shot dead by brother,12

Montreal police are investigating after a 16-year-old boy was shot to death at a home in suburban Dorval, Que.

Const. Daniel Lacoursiere says an emergency call was received around 5:30 p.m. Monday and police arrived to find the teen suffering from appeared to be a gunshot wound.

He says the teen died after being taken to hospital.

Lacoursiere says a 12-year-old boy who was at the scene was taken to hospital as well, where he met with investigators.

Police are not calling the incident a homicide, but say the Major Crimes Unit is investigating as a death occurred.

Emergency response technicians have reportedly told Montreal radio station CJAD that the 12-year-old appeared to have shot his 16-year-old brother by accident.

The station also says the mother of the boys has been taken to hospital to be treated for shock.

(The Canadian Press/CJAD)

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