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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. 

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