A 15-year-old boy is in custody after he allegedly shot and killed his 34-year-old mother

KANSAS – According to the police officials, this unfortunate incident occurred around 3:50 p.m. Monday.

Garden City police officers responded to a call from the teen who told them about the shooting.

The officers responded to the home on East Price Street where the boy surrendered to officers.

The 15-year-old boy was taken to Southwest Kansas Regional Detention Center on an allegation of first-degree murder.

Police located the boy’s mother, Mallory Hernandez, suffering from multiple gunshot wounds inside the home. She was taken to St. Catherine Hospital where she later passed away from her injuries.