16-Year-Old Shot And Killed In Somerville

A 16-year-old boy has been shot and killed in a suburban Boston home.

The Middlesex district attorney says Tenzin Kunkhyen, of Malden, was shot at a Somerville home at about 5 p.m. Tuesday. He died at the hospital.

Authorities say Kunkhyen was inside the home with people he knew and the shooting was not a random act.

Kunkhyen was a student at Malden High School. Mayor Gary Christenson and Malden Schools Superintendent John Oteri said in a joint statement that they're "deeply saddened" to hear of the loss of one of the district's students.

No arrests have been announced. The shooting is being investigated by state and local police and the district attorney's office.

This article was originally published on August 30, 2017.


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