Boy, 2, fatally shot by another child in Mpls. - KTTC Rochester, Austin, Mason City News, Weather and Sports

Boy, 2, fatally shot by another child in Mpls.

Posted:

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Minneapolis police say a boy playing with a gun apparently shot and killed a 2-year-old boy.

Officers responded to reports of a shooting in Minneapolis' Riverside neighborhood about 12:45 p.m. Wednesday. When police arrived they found the 2-year-old with a critical gunshot wound. He was loaded into an ambulance but died at the scene.

Minneapolis police spokesman Sgt. Stephen McCarty tells KARE-TV (http://kare11.tv/VwRKb3 ) the child apparently was shot by another boy under the age of 5 who was playing with a gun. It's unclear where the gun came from, how the boy got his hands on it, and whether any adults were home at the time.

Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2001 - 2014 WorldNow and KTTC, a Quincy station.
All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service and Mobile Privacy Policy & Terms of Service.

Persons with disabilities who need assistance with issues relating to the content of this station's public inspection file should contact Administrative Assistant Jodi Neyens at (507) 280-5104. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, at 888-835-5322 (TTY) or at fccinfo@fcc.gov.