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Killing of 14-year-old in Kansas City ruled accidental

May 14, 2019 GMT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kansas City police say the death of a 14-year-old boy has been ruled an accidental shooting.

The boy was shot early Tuesday at an apartment complex in northern Kansas City.

Capt. Tim Hernandez said in a news release that two juveniles were playing with a firearm while other family members were sleeping. An accidental shot hit the victim in the head, causing fatal injuries.

Police say six children and two adults were inside the townhome at the time.

The teenager’s name hasn’t been released.


Information from: The Kansas City Star, http://www.kcstar.com