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Teen Shot and Killed in Marin City

A 17-year-old who was visiting his family from the Northern California town of Weed was shot and killed early Friday morning.

By Bay City News Service

A Northern California man who was visiting relatives in Marin City was fatally shot early this morning, according to the Marin County Sheriff's Office.

The 17-year-old Weed resident suffered multiple gunshot wounds, sheriff's Lt. Jamie Scardina said.

Sheriff's deputies responded to the shooting in the 300 block of Drake Avenue at 12:20 a.m. and found the victim's body near a walkway, Scardina said. The teen was pronounced dead at the scene and authorities were not yet releasing his name.

Scardina said the teen had recently been staying with family members in Marin City.

Officers were interviewing witnesses this morning to determine a motive. There is no suspect description at this time, Scardina said.

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John Brown January 11, 2013 at 09:00 PM
Marin City.....................the cancer forced upon Marin County by our Federal Government. Thanks progressives!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Michelle January 12, 2013 at 08:41 PM
Ignorance knows no color apparently. I am sorry to say, but there is a world outside the Money County" bubble. Everyone always is quick to say something negative about Marin City, but what about the 17 year old boy who lost his life and his family?

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