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Teenage boy shoots 2 brothers and kills himself in fight over food

By Mason White 7:47 AM March 27, 2015
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By: Feng Qian
(Scroll down for video) A family is devastated over the loss of their children.

Police in Florida, said that a 13-year-old boy shot 2 of his brothers, before turning the gun on himself.

The 13-year-old boy shot two of his siblings, killing his 6-year-old brother and wounding his 16-year-old brother before killing himself.

The children were home alone in their Hudson mobile home when the fight broke out, the Pasco County Sheriff’s Office said.

The mother of the boys was at work and their 18-year-old brother was not home when the brothers sat down to dinner around 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday.

When the three began to fight over the food, the 13-year-old boy took a gun and started shooting, deputies said.

The wounded 16-year-old boy called police to report the shooting in the Sugar Lane Mobile Home Park. He was taken to a hospital, where he is being treated. He is expected to recover.

The 6-year-old boy died at the scene. Investigators are working to determine how the 13-year-old boy got the gun.