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Teenage boy killed by gunshot in Jaffray

A 17-year-old has died after being shot last night at a house in Jaffray.

The RCMP reported they were called to a house at around 7 p.m. last night.

A group of young people had been inside the house and one of them had gained access to a firearm, which was discharged, striking the teenage boy who was killed.

First responders from the Jaffray Fire Department and B.C. Ambulance personnel responded but were unable to save the teenager.

His name has not been released yet.

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