SAN TAN VALLEY, AZ — Authorities are investigating after a 15-year-old boy was found dead Sunday inside a home in San Tan Valley, the Pinal County Sheriff’s Office said.
PCSO said in a series of tweets on Monday that multiple shots fired were reported just after 1 p.m. Sunday at the home, near Hunt Highway and Bella Vista Road. Deputies then found the teenager dead inside.
Detectives are investigating the boy’s death as a homicide, PCSO said. No other details were immediately released.
In a video released on Twitter Monday, Sheriff Mark Lamb said the boy’s death is believe to be an isolated incident and families in the area should not be worried about any ongoing safety concerns.
Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call PCSO at 520-866-5111.