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Two Florida Teens Killed by Single Bullet After Playing With Gun

Officials said the teens had been playing with a gun when a 15-year-old fired the shot that killed both of the other teens

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    Two Teens Killed by Single Bullet in SW Miami-Dade

    Two teens, 14 and 15, were killed by a single bullet in SW Miami-Dade. NBC 6's Laura Rodriguez reports.

    (Published Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2019)

    Police are investigating a shooting in South Miami-Dade that took the lives of two teens with a single bullet early Tuesday.

    Miami-Dade officers arrived at the scene in the 19800 block of Southwest 320th Street just outside of Homestead and found the two teens dead.

    Officials said the teens had been playing with a gun when a 15-year-old fired the shot that killed both of the other teens.

    The victims were identified as 15-year-old Jose Villarreal II and 14-year-old Julio Labrada. Officers took the teen who shot the firearm into custody, and said he'll face a manslaughter charge.

    Miami-Dade County Public Schools officials confirmed that one of the victims was a student of theirs, while the other victim attended a charter school.

    "Two lives lost and a third ruined - the tragic consequences that result from weapons being in the wrong hands," Miami-Dade Schools Superintendent Alberto Carvalho tweeted Tuesday morning. "Guns should never be accessible to children."