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5-year-old Minnesota boy fatally shot on Thanksgiving by teen making video

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A 5-year-old Minnesota boy was fatally shot on Thanksgiving by a 13-year-old dealing with a gun whereas making a social media video, police stated.

Officers with the Brooklyn Park Police Division have been known as to a house on Thursday at 10:19 p.m. and located the 5-year-old shot, in keeping with an announcement from the division. The officers tried to render first support, however the baby died on the scene.

Investigators consider the 13-year-old boy unintentionally fired the gun whereas he and a number of other different youngsters have been making a social media video.

Brooklyn Park Police Deputy Chief Mark Bruley informed CBS Minnesota station WCCO that adults have been house on the time of the capturing, and it’s not clear how the children obtained to the weapon.

“Lock them [firearms] up and lock the ammo up separate. We, as adults, it’s our obligation to guarantee that they [children] don’t have entry to them,” Bruley stated.

The 13-year-old was arrested and is being held at Hennepin County Juvenile Detention Heart, police stated. He could possibly be charged with manslaughter.

The proprietor of the gun may additionally face expenses, police informed WCCO.

Brooklyn Park is about 11 miles north of Minneapolis.

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