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Teen Dies After Shooting at Party

A valley family is trying to find some answers after their 16-year-old son was shot to death at a party.

When Karen Brill got a phone call early Saturday morning she had hoped for the best. She thought maybe her son was shot in the arm or leg but it turned out to be much worse. Her son, Aric was shot in the back of the head. She said that he had lost so much blood that by the time he got to the hospital he was unresponsive.

On Sunday, Aric's father told Eyewitness News that Aric died from severed artery to the brain and too much blood loss. The teen just turned 16 years old last month. His mother had this message for other parents

"Don't let them go if it's not a family party or go with them," Karen Brill said. She says Aric was a straight A student and a good kid. He was a student at Global Community High School.

The Brills are originally from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Family members arrived in town over the weekend to help the family. There are plans to donate Aric's organs.

The family says they don't know how they will pay for the funeral. Don Brill has been out of work and was supposed to start a new job on Monday, but with this tragedy he will have to put starting work on hold as the family copes with their loss.