Police: 13-year-old boy shot to death after laughing at neighbor

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GARY, Ind. — A man is accused of shooting his 13-year-old neighbor to death after the boy reportedly laughed at him.

According to the Post Tribune, the man was very upset, allegedly making a commotion outside his house after it had been burglarized earlier in the day Friday.

Kobe Jones, 13, who was sitting on his own porch, reportedly laughed at the man, who then shot him nine times.

The man and his girlfriend then left the scene, and were arrested when they returned later in the day.

The Post Tribune reports the shooting suspect told police he’d just gotten out of jail earlier that day.

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