Teen brothers get into fight while watching a movie, one shoots and kills the other

florida teen brothers get into fight one shoots and kills the other
Source: Washington County Sheriff's Office, Mega

Jun. 30 2021, Published 10:51 a.m. ET

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A fight between Florida teens as they were watching a movie turned deadly, as police say the 14-year-old brother shot and killed his 15-year-old sibling.

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Around 4 p.m. June 27, police said they responded to a call of a shooting and when they arrived at the home, they found Andrew Pierce, 15, with a gunshot wound to the head.

According to Washington County Sheriff Kevin Crews and reported by, he said the two brothers, Andrew and Mathew Pierce, 14, and their friend were watching a movie at their home when the brothers got into a fight.

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Crews said he was not sure what the fight was about, but things got physical, which is when Mathew grabbed a handgun and shot Andrew in the head. reported medical personnel took Andrew to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

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Police talked with the boys’ father during the investigation and Crews said he is “full of emotions” and “he will be planning a funeral for one son and down the road, court proceedings for the other son.”

Mathew has been arrested and was charged with second-degree murder, officials said.

Police said the investigation is ongoing.


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