A 15-year-old accused of killing his older brother was due to travel to a behavioral camp the day after the fatal shooting, according to a Las Vegas Metro police arrest report.
In documents released Wednesday, the mother of the suspect, Turner Bronson, told officers her son refused to go to the camp in Texas and was angry about being sent there.
According to an arrest report, the teen was told about the camp on May 22, just hours before he was in a physical fight with his older brother, Clayton Bronson, 18.
The teens' mother told police the two had been arguing as of late. The report stated Clayton Bronson kept telling his brother to get his life together.
According to the report, the shooting escalated first from Turner Bronson wanting to go to his girlfriend's house even though he was not allowed. Police stated Clayton Bronson had to put his brother in a bear hug to stop him from leaving.
In the report, police stated Turner Bronson and Clayton Bronson then argued with each other in the upstairs area of their home. The teens' mother said she then heard a gunshot during the argument.
The report stated she went to see what happened and found Clayton Bronson holding his stomach. She was told Turner Bronson had shot him.
Clayton Bronson then walked downstairs while his mother went to call 911.
In the report, the mother told police Turner Bronson followed them downstairs, held the gun to Clayton Bronson's head and shot him a second time. Police said Clayton Bronson died at the scene.
Turner Bronson was taken to Metro police headquarters for questioning. The report stated Turner Bronson, who was not under the influence at the time, had difficulties answering questions, as well as smiling and chuckling at inappropriate times.
Police said the boy did not give an account of the incident.
Police also stated the mother said there were no handguns in the home, according to the report.
A judge did not set bail for the 15-year-old, who is being charged as an adult. He was slated to appear for a hearing in Clark County Justice Court on Thursday.
He was booked into Clark County Juvenile Detention Center on a count of murder with a deadly weapon.
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