Cleveland police investigating after boy dies in shooting, says it may have been accidental


Editor’s note: We have updated the child’s age in our story. EMS originally said he was 8 years old, but Cleveland police now say he was 12.

CLEVELAND (WJW) — Cleveland police are investigating after a 12-year-old boy died from a gunshot wound Monday afternoon. 

The shooting took place in the 3100 block of East 94th Street around 1:30 p.m.

He was rushed to the hospital where he passed away from his injuries.

Preliminary information indicates the shooting may have been accidental.

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