Boy in KCK dies following shooting thought to be accidental

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File photo - police lights.(Eric Smith/KCTV5 News)
Published: Nov. 28, 2022 at 3:59 PM CST
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KANSAS CITY, Kan. (KCTV) - A child has died following a shooting on Monday afternoon that is thought to have been accidental, according the KCKPD.

The Kansas City, Kansas, Police Department said the shooting happened just after noon inside a residence along N. 123rd Street, south of Donahoo Road and McGurk Road.

The KCKPD said the victim, a boy, is between 4 and 5 years old.

The police said family members were home of the time of the accident.

The boy was taken to a local hospital and ultimately passed away.

Stay with KCTV5 News for any updates. We are working to learn more.