MEDFORD >> On Aug. 6 at 1:39 p.m., Medford police responded to a report of a gunshot in the area of Skeet Road here.

The on-scene investigation revealed that a 17-year old had detonated a home-made explosive in a dirt pile in the rear yard of his father’s home. Additional devices were also found in the yard, which required the assistance of the N.J.S.P. bomb unit.

The juvenile was arrested and charged with various offenses related to the incident.

The investigation is ongoing.

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