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5-year-old child killed in shooting in Minneapolis suburb

November 26, 2021 GMT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A 5-year-old child was killed late Thursday by a 13-year-old who shot a gun at a home in the Minneapolis suburb of Brooklyn Park.

The Brooklyn Park Police Department said the 13-year-old boy was handlings the gun as he and several other youths were making a social media video. After a preliminary investigation, the investigators believed the 13-year-old accidentally shot the boy.

Officers tried to render first aid to the child once they arrived, but the boy died at the home.

The 13-year-old was arrested and held at the Hennepin County Juvenile Detention Center. Police are still investigating the death.