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Robertson's Facebook account tells a different story of a 13-year-old with guns and money. Robertson's Facebook account tells a different story of a 13-year-old with guns and money.
His family says and leaves everyone asking how did someone so young possibly got their hands on a gun. His family says and leaves everyone asking how did someone so young possibly got their hands on a gun.
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(WMC-TV) - It has been almost two weeks since 13-year-old Cartrial Robertson was shot dead by his 15-year-old friend.

But photos on the boy's Facebook page paints a different picture. His family says and leaves everyone asking how did someone so young possibly get his hands on a gun.

"Cartrial don't have a gun. Cartrial have a bible. He don't have a gun. None of my kids are violent. I didn't raise my kids like that," said the grandmother.

That is why Cartrial Robertson's grandmother is still in shock. It was February 25 when police say Robertson was shot dead in the 600 block of Hillcrest Road.

His 15-year-old friend was charged with reckless homicide and taken to juvenile hall.

"I really don't think the 15-year-old did it. I think he's taking the rap for somebody," said the grandmother.

Robertson's Facebook account tells a different story of a 13-year-old with guns and money.

"My brother was a good person. He ain't never do noting to hurt nobody, there was just some negative people that came around him," said the brother.

They says Robertson was one of 13 kids.

She says it was not her grandson's gun and that they did not have guns in their home.

Robertsons' Facebook page has since been taken down. In the meantime, the 15-year-old remains locked up at juvenile court while Robertsons family plans his funeral.

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