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Virginia: Random gunfire reported, boy found fatally shot

February 2, 2020 GMT

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Authorities in Virginia’s capital city are investigating a shooting that left a 3-year-old boy dead.

Richmond Police say officers were called to a location on Southlawn Avenue shortly after 4 p.m. Saturday in response to reports of random gunfire and a person being shot.

Police say officers found a boy with an apparent gunshot wound. He died at a local hospital.

Detectives are continuing their investigation.