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Police investigating after 5-year-old boy shot, killed in St. Petersburg

Police investigating after 5-year-old boy shot, killed in St. Pete
Posted at 1:35 PM, May 10, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-10 13:36:26-04

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — St. Pete police are investigating after a 5-year-old boy was shot and killed.

Police said at 2:27 p.m. on Saturday, they received a call concerning a child shot at 3738 18th Terr. S.

When officers arrived, they found a 5-year-old boy suffering from a gunshot wound.

He was transported to All Children's Hospital and died from his injuries.

Police say that preliminary information is that the child accidentally shot himself.

Investigators are looking into more information on the incident.