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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. is now with you on the go! Get the latest news updates and video, StormTrack5 weather forecast, weather radar, special investigative reports, sports headlines and much more from KCTV5 News. 

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