5-year-old child killed in shooting in Minneapolis suburb
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – A 5-year-old child was killed 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 handling 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.