“After interviews and the collection of evidence, it was determined that some occupants of the house were playing Russian roulette,” the Burton Police Department 写 在脸书上. “The victim suffered a single self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head.”
Police were initially called to a home in Burton, 我。, about four miles east of downtown Flint, 在十月. 24., in response to a shooting. The teen was unresponsive and transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead, 当局说.
MLive.com 已报告 that he was a 17-year-old student who attended Bentley High School. The Bentley Community Schools Facebook page posted a statement on Oct. 25 — a day after the incident announcing the death of a student.
Authorities said they believe some of those inside the house were responsible for several burglaries and larcenies in the area. During a search of the residence, officers found several stolen items, and some were returned to their owners, according to the department.
The case is still active and “no further information can be shared at this time,” 警察说.
Anyone with more information related to the case is asked to contact the Burton Police Department at 810-742-2542.