02/10/2015 04:02 EST | Updated 04/12/2015 05:59 EDT

Terrace teen shot dead, 16-year-old in custody

A 16-year-old youth is in police custody after another teenager was shot and killed in Terrace, B.C. on Monday night.

RCMP were called to a residence on Molitor Street at around 10 p.m. PT on Monday, Feb. 9, where they found a 15-year-old boy with a gunshot wound.

The teenager was transported to Mills Memorial Hospital where he later died.

Another teenager, aged 16, was at the Molitor Street residence and was taken into custody. The two youths are believed to have known each other before the incident.

The investigation into the circumstances surrounding the shooting is ongoing, police said.