By Lauren Regnier
A 15-year-old boy was fatally shot at his home Thursday night by his 16-year-old friend who was playing with a rifle.
According to the Chisago County Sheriff's Department, William Showers was shot in the neck with a .22 caliber bullet, reported KSTP.
The 16-year-old called 911 and stayed at the house until police arrived. Showers was pronounced dead at the scene, reported KSTP.
According to the Sheriff's Office, the 16-year-old was questioned by authorities and released to his parents, reported by the Star Tribune.
The incident is still under investigation and the victim's name is expected to be released sometime on Friday.