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13-Year-Old Boy Dies in San Jose Shooting

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A 13-year-old boy died following a shooting in San Jose's Alum Rock neighborhood, police said.

The shooting was reported Wednesday on the 2900 block of Little Wood Lane, just east of Interstate 680 and near James Lick High School. Police said the boy was pronounced deceased at a hospital.

According to San Jose police, this is the city's 24th homicide this year.

Police said the boy's identity will be released by the Santa Clara County Coroner's Office.

Preliminary investigation shows the boy was part of a group that arrived at Little Wood Lane when there was an exchange of gunfire between the group and others at a house, police said in a press conference Thursday.

An investigation is ongoing and no other information was immediately available.

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