Fayette teen's shooting death believed accidental

Kevin Valencia dribbles the ball down the court at Fayette High School.

Photo courtesy of The Fayette Advertiser

A Howard County teen dies following what’s believed to be an accidental shooting.

The Fayette Advertiser reports 15-year-old Kevin Valencia was shot at his home by a family member on Saturday night.  The shooting remains under investigation and police have provided no further information.

The Advertiser reports Valencia, who had just turned 15 last month, was a freshman at Fayette High School. 

A vigil is planned for Friday night at 6 p.m. on the courthouse square in downtown Fayette.