JOHNSON COUNTY, KS (KCTV) – A 13-year-old has been charged in connection with the death of a 14-year-old in Olathe on Thursday.
On Friday, the Johnson County, Kansas District Attorney said that the 13-year-old had been charged with second-degree murder in connection with the death of Zavier Mendoza.
Officers were called about 2:15 a.m. Thursday to the 12500 block of South Constance Street to investigate a disturbance and found the boy dead of an apparent gunshot wound.
The case is being handled in juvenile court at this time.
The 13-year-old's name has not been released to the public.
It was initially reported that a 14-year-old had been arrested in connection with the case. It would appear the individual charged is a little younger than the authorities initially thought.