Cops: 15-Year-Old Killed Brother Because He Wanted His Girlfriend

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WILLIAMSTOWN, Pa. -- "I shot my brother."


Dakota Thornton

And with that, a sibling rivalry comes to a deadly end. Cops in Pennsylvania say 15-year-old Dakota Thornton shot and killed his 18-year-old brother, Dominick, during an argument about a girl.

You read that right, a girl!

"Both of them apparently were romantically interested in this young girl and that's what lead ultimately to the killing," Dauhin County District Attorney Ed Marsico told WPMT.

“It’s very shocking,” a neighbor said. "I just saw Dominick outside yesterday. Just to know he’s dead now – I actually watched them carry him out in a body bag. It’s not usual around here at all.”


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