Boy, 16, shot dead 'as he ran naked from sex offender who was trying to abduct him' while begging for his life

A TEENAGED boy was fatally shot this weekend after allegedly running away from a registered sex offender in Pennsylvania.

According to PEOPLE, Kyan King, 16, was spotted running through Harrisburg naked and "pleading for his life" before allegedly being shot by a man chasing him with a gun.

Neighbor Tracy Burton called 911 after spotting Kyan running from the man.

"He was pleading for his life," she said.

She reportedly said she could hear the boy yell "Help me!"

PEOPLE reported that when he reached a white fence between two houses and was unable to run further, the man chasing him allegedly fatally shot him.

Police say Orlando Duarte, 46, fired several times at Kyan.

According to neighbors who witnessed the incident, the teenager continued to call for help while he was shot.

Duarte reportedly fled on foot.

Police took him into custody while he was still armed.

Duarte has been charged with criminal homicide and possession of a firearm prohibited.

The Harrisburg resident was sentenced to four to eight years in prison and 10 years of probation in 2012 after he was convicted of involuntary deviate sexual intercourse with a child and indecent assault of a person less than 13 years old.

He was listed as a registered sex offender in 2015.

Duarte was also sentenced to six to 23 months of confinement and probation for charges including simple assault and indecent assault of a person less than 16 in 2008.

He is due to appear in court on September 28 and is being held in Dauphin County Jail without bail.

During a vigil for for her brother on Saturday night, Nyairrea Jones told ABC 27 that they all loved "Ky Ky."

Another family member said the teenager "had a very big laugh you could hear all the way upstairs on the 3rd floor."

A GoFundMe has been started by Kyan's family to help with funeral costs.

"We are just asking for first your prayers," the page reads. "He was very young and dear to our hearts. Second we are asking for a donation of any kind!"

"He always put a smile on your face," Jones told CBS 21. "Just happy thoughts. Just remember happy thoughts from him."

People with information about the incident is encouraged to call the Harrisburg Police Department at 717-558-6900.

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