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West Frankfort teen shot and killed

Elizabeth Obrecht Elizabeth Obrecht

By Associated Press

WEST FRANKFORT, Ill. (AP) - Authorities in southern Illinois are still investigating the shooting at a West Frankfort home that left a 14-year-old girl dead.

West Frankfort Police officials say Elizabeth Obrecht died after suffering a single gunshot wound to the chest. She was pronounced dead Tuesday night at Franklin Hospital in Benton.

Police say a teenage suspect was in custody Wednesday. No charges have been filed.

Authorities aren't yet releasing details about the shooting.

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