The state Attorney General’s office is investigating the shooting death of a Lowell, Mass., teenager Wednesday night, July 20 on North Shore Road. The Attorney General’s office said Friday that the person who shot 17-year-old Cole Kinney claims to have been acting in self-defense.
Michael Riley, a Derry resident and cameraman for the local cable station, lives nearby and was initially not concerned when he heard a popping sound. “I live in the country,” he explained, “and people shoot off fireworks seven days a week, year-round.” But when he heard a human commotion outside, he decided to investigate. “I
Kinney was a rising senior at Lowell Technical High School and a football player, and was described by friends as “the life of the party.” His sister Tayla Leigh Kinney wrote on a Go-Fund-Me page set up by his family that he loved boxing, sports and most of all, family. “His positive vibe would move