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Teenager Driving Stolen BMW Killed by Karma Police: Friend Was Playing With Gun, Cops Say

A 15-year-old kid who allegedly stole a BMW with his friends was shot and killed this morning by one of his accomplices, who was playing with a gun in the back seat of the car, according to the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office.

The cops say they think the three boys, all juveniles, were cruising around Boynton Beach looking for people to rob in the black BMW 3-series, which was stolen from Coconut Creek.

After the kid was accidentally shot in the back, police say that the two others dragged him out of the car and through an apartment complex and that he died as a result of the shooting.


Detectives said they caught up with the other two and were getting stories from them about what happened.

The boys originally tried to tell the detectives that they were victims of an attempted robbery but later changed their stories about what happened this morning, according to the cops.

The 15-year-old kid obviously didn't have a driver's license, but police say he did have a student ID from Coral Gables High School in his possession.

Neither the ages nor the names of the other two boys have been released, and although police say the two will be charged with something, they haven't announced exactly what that is yet.

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