OAKLAND, Calif.—A 17-year-old Northern California teen has been fatally shot by her 14-year-old brother, according to family members.

Oakland Police received a report of a shooting that had occurred inside a downtown Oakland apartment on the 800 block of Franklin Street.

Officers found the 17-year-old female with a fatal gunshot wound. An emergency medical team was called to the scene, and the victim was pronounced dead.

KTVU-TV reports ( http://bit.ly/1hQ65HI) that family members said the victim had been shot by her 14-year-old brother after an argument over laundry.

They said the victim had bleached some of the suspect's clothing.

The grandmother of the victim and suspect told KTVU that she is sad about the shooting but that she believes her grandson regrets shooting his sister.


Information from: KTVU-TV.