SANFORD, Fla. -- A 16-year-old boy was killed when two security guards opened fire on the car he was driving at an apartment complex, police said.
Travares McGill, 16, was killed in the 3:10 a.m. Saturday shooting, Sanford police said.
The two guards, hired to provide night security at the complex, told police they started shooting because they thought the driver was trying to run them over.
No charges have been filed, but information about the shooting will be sent to the Seminole-Brevard State Attorney's Office.
Investigators are awaiting the outcome of an autopsy planned for Monday to determine how many times McGill was shot and whether he was hit by bullets from both guards, police spokeswoman Cleo Cohen said.
After the shooting Saturday, police identified the two security guards as Bryan Ansley and William Swofford.
Cohen said Ansley and Swofford apparently pulled close to McGill's car in a Chevrolet Impala that resembles a police car. One was wearing a uniform similar to those worn by Sanford police officers, Cohen said.
McGill apparently was in the parking lot to drop off one of at least three riders. When the guards approached the car, McGill tried to pull away but hit one of the other youths, pinning him against a van and breaking his leg, Cohen said. The injured youth was not identified.
McGill also hit the security guards' car, and that is when the guards thought he was trying to hit them and opened fire, Cohen said.
Police said they did not know if the car McGill was driving was stolen. McGill did not have a drivers license.
Authorities said they located the car's owner, who said she had lent the vehicle to someone. However, they were unable to locate that individual.