by: Morgan Whitley
LONGMONT, Colo. (KDVR) — A young Longmont teenager was killed in a drive-by shooting on Saturday.
According to the City of Longmont Public Safety Office, police were dispatched to the area of Kensington Street and St. Clair Avenue at 1:49 p.m. Officers received a call of a drive-by shooting near a basketball court.
When officers arrived, they found a 13-year-old boy with injuries and transported him to a local hospital. The teen died from his injuries.
A second boy, 15, was transported to the hospital with a gunshot wound to his leg, but police said he is expected to recover.
Both victims were Longmont residents.
According to police, officers made contact with a person of interest. Patrol personnel, detectives and the special investigation unit are all investigating the shooting.