15-year-old boy killed in daytime shooting in Brockton, 17-year-old arrested on gun charge

BROCKTON, Mass — Authorities are investigating a fatal shooting that occurred in Brockton on Friday afternoon.

According to the Plymouth County DA, officers responded to a shooting around 3:23 p.m. at 131 Lynn Road in Brockton.

A 15-year-old male was shot and killed, the DA says.

Authorities are not identifying the shooting victim at this time, but his mother identified him as Jason Green.

“Jason was an amazing, funny, smart, uplifting, pure and genuine young man,” a GoFundMe page for the family wrote.

“He was a great big brother to his baby brother. A wonderful son. He loved playing sports, dancing, rapping, singing, and playing on his PlayStation with his friends and family. He was a sophomore in high school where he was a big class clown but always did his school work. He was loved by anyone he encountered,” the page added.

The DA says a 17-year-old male has been arrested and charged with possessing a firearm.

The investigation is active and ongoing.

No additional information is available.

A GoFundMe has been set up to help his family.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates as more information becomes available.

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