WATCH: News conference on teen’s death

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) - A press conference on Ameer Al Shammari’s death was at Buffalo Police headquarters, Tuesday afternoon.

Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown called the 13-year-old’s death a terrible tragedy. He said he thinks the entire community should hold the family up in prayer.

Police Commissioner Daniel Derenda said 13-year-old Jean Sanchez, of Germain Street, is charged with second-degree murder. He said tips helped lead police to Sanchez’s arrest.

Watch the included video to see the press conference.

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