13-year-old charged for allegedly killing cousin, 16, over Xbox

Jan. 6, 2014 at 1:16 PM

CHICAGO, Jan. 6 (UPI) -- A 13-year-old Chicago boy has been arrested and charged for allegedly killing his 16-year-old cousin because of an Xbox, authorities said.

The suspect is accused of fatally shooting Raymond Galloway while he was sleeping about 5:50 a.m. Sunday after the two got into an argument related to the gaming system, the Chicago Tribune reported.

Police said the 13-year-old, who has been charged as a juvenile with first-degree murder, admitted to the crime while his mother was present.

It was unclear where the boy got the gun. No adults have been charged in the case.

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