13-year-old boy identified as Moorhead fatal shooting victim
June 27, 2023
Police have identified the 13-year-old Moorhead boy they say was accidentally shot and killed Friday by another teenager while they were handling a gun in a wooded area of Moorhead.
The boy was identified Monday as Zain Hussein Mezher, Moorhead Police Capt. Deric Swenson said in a Monday news release.
Officers responded around 6 p.m. to the shooting in the 900 block of 19th Street South, and found Mezher with a single gunshot wound.