A 16-year-old girl in San Luis, Agusan del Sur, died after allegedly shooting herself following an argument with her live-in partner, police reported Saturday.

Janice Dotdot, of Purok 3, Brgy. Nuevo Trabajo, was brought to the San Luis Health Center but died a few minutes later due to loss of blood, Caraga regional police spokesman Supt. Martin Gamba said.

Dotdot allegedly shot herself on the right shoulder with an improvised shotgun.

The incident happened around 10 a.m. Thursday, after Dotdot and her live-in partner Richard Marquez, 22, had a heated argument, Gamba said, citing results of investigation by the San Luis Police.

Police recovered from the crime scene the shotgun with a spent shell still inside the chamber. (John Roson)

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