13-year-old boy fatally shot in Gary

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A 13-year-old boy in Gary was allegedly shot and killed by a neighbor who was upset about his home being burglarized.

The Sun-Times reports Kobe Jones was shot nine times near his home in the 1000 block of Polk Street.

Police say Jones' neighbor returned home at about 5 p.m. Friday to discover the burglary.

He was reportedly yelling outside and some neighbors walked over.

Police say Jones laughed at the man and that's when the man reportedly shot the boy nine times.

The man and his girlfriend drove off but returned later and were arrested by police.

Charged are pending.

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