16-year-old shot and killed in Somerville

SOMERVILLE, Mass. (WHDH) — A 16-year-old was shot and killed Tuesday evening in Somerville and police are now on the scene investigating.

The shooting happened at a house on Farragut Avenue. Police said the teen was shot once in the chest and the gunshot was not self-inflicted. The teen was taken to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

“It’s really sad, it touches your heart,” said one neighbor. “It makes you want to cry, as a mother.”

The teen was from Malden and was not a resident of the house. Police said there was no sign of forced entry to the house.

No arrest has been made. Police said they are questioning several juveniles and one adult who were in the house at the time.

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