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Teen facing felony murder charge after allegedly shooting, killing twin brother

The brothers were playing with a gun when it went off, according to police.

DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. — A 17-year-old boy is dead after being shot by his twin brother overnight, according to DeKalb County Police.

This all happened at a home on Young Knoll Road in Stone Mountain.

According to DeKalb County Police, both brothers were playing with a gun in one of the home's bedrooms.

That's when officers said the gun went off, shooting one of the brothers in the face. He later died at Grady Hospital.

The teen who fired the weapon is now facing felony murder charges, according to police.

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