Moorhead Police: teen shooting death "accidental"

(Fargo, ND) -- Moorhead Police say the 13-year-old boy who died in a park Friday night was the victim of an accidental shooting.

The teen is identified as Zain Hussein Mezher.

Police say a group of juveniles had acquired a handgun, and were handling the gun when it accidentally discharged, striking the teen.

Life-saving measures were attempted by first responders at the scene, but the teen was pronounced dead.

The investigation is ongoing.

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