BROCKTON, MASS. (WHDH) - Authorities are investigating a shooting in Brockton on Friday that left a 15-year-old dead, officials said.

Officers responded to a reported shooting in the area of 131 Lynn Road around 3:20 p.m., according to Plymouth District Attorney Tim Cruz.

A 17-year-old has been charged with illegal possession of a firearm in connection with the shooting.

The victim’s mother, Pemi Benson, tells 7NEWS her son, Jason, was with a friend at the time of his death.

“We’re going to miss him,” she said through tears on Saturday.

The shooting remains under investigation.

A GoFundMe has been set up to support his family.

This is a developing news story; stay with 7NEWS on-air and online for the latest details.

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