UPDATE 11.15.16: The man who was shot and killed early Saturday in LaSalle has been identified as 23-year-old Raymond Figueroa.

A 17-year-old boy shot and killed his friend early Saturday morning at a residence in LaSalle in Weld County. The teen told dispatchers he accidentally shot his friend while handling a weapon around 1:30 a.m. off Weld County Road 43 south of Greeley. The suspect frequently stayed at the residence.

The Weld County Sheriff’s Office reports that the victim of the shooting is a 23-year-old . His name will be released once his family has been notified by the Weld County Coroner’s Office and a full investigation has been completed.

The name of the 17-year-old will not be released due to his age. He is in custody has been charged with criminally negligent homicide.

Source: Weld County Sheriff's Office Press Release