Teen Killed in Taunton

A 17 year-old Taunton boy is dead after being found severely injured by police late Friday night.

Bristol County DA Sam Sutter's office reports that the boy, who is not being identified, was found by Taunton police officers on Weir Street at around 10:45pm Friday.  His office did not elaborate on the nature of his injuries but the boy was pronounced dead at Morton Hospital.

Taunton Police and the Massachusetts State Police are investigating.