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Police: One teen fatally shoots another in Duluth

Officers arrested a 17-year-old early Sunday morning pending homicide charges.
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DULUTH, Minn. — A 17-year-old has been charged with second degree murder and possession of a firearm by a minor in connection to shooting in Duluth on July 2.

According to information from the Duluth Police Department, officers were called Saturday to an apartment building in the area around North 16th Avenue East and East 1st Street for a report of a shooting. 

When police arrived on the scene, they said they found a 17-year-old male who had been shot. He was taken to a local hospital, where police said he later died. 

On Sunday morning around 1:45 a.m. Duluth officers arrested the 17-year-old male who has now been charged, police say.

A motion has been filed with juvenile court to have the teen tried as as adult in court.

He has been taken to Arrowhead Juvenile Center, where he's being held without bail and awaiting his next hearing on July 14.

The investigation remains ongoing.

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