Death of Berlin teen shot by pellet gun ruled homicide

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BERLIN – The death of a teenager who was shot by a pellet gun has been ruled a homicide.

The Office of Chief Medical Examiner ruled the cause of death was a gunshot wound to the torso and the manner of death was a homicide.

The 15-year-old boy died Thursday after being shot by a pellet gun in Berlin four days earlier, police said.

The victim was shot by a 17-year-old.

Since the people involved are minors, police are not releasing their names.

Police continue to investigate the shooter and the incident but no charges against the 17-year-old have been announced.

No other information has been released.