12-year-old child charged with murder in fatal shooting of 10-year-old sibling, deputies say

CONROE, Texas – A 12-year-old child was charged with murder in the shooting death of a 10-year-old sibling Saturday afternoon in Conroe, Montgomery County deputies said. 

The shooting was reported at 2:40 p.m. in the 10700 block of Stidham Road. 

Upon arrival, deputies found the 10-year-old boy with a gunshot wound to his chest area, officials said. Lifesaving measures were taken and the boy was taken to Conroe Emergency Room, where he was pronounced dead, deputies said. 

The 12-year-old was detained and later charged with murder. 

The scene is under investigation.

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