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Teenager killed after boys take turns shooting each other with body armor

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A teenager has died after police say two boys took turns shooting each other while wearing body armor.

Belleview Police say 16-year-old Christopher Leroy Broad Jr. died after being hit by a bullet while taking turns with Joshua Vining, 17, to shoot each other while wearing the armored vest April 3.

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Police arrested Vining Thursday on a charge of manslaughter of a child with a firearm.

Investigators say 17-year-old Colton Whitler, who was initially interviewed as a witness to the shooting, misled officials with inaccurate information about what happened and who shot Broad Jr.

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Whitler was also arrested on Thursday for providing false information to law enforcement.

Officers said Vining and Whitler were both charged as adults.

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