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5-year-old boy killed in Kenosha shooting, police say

Posted at 3:41 PM, Jun 17, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-18 00:00:15-04

KENOSHA, Wis. -- A 5-year-old Kenosha boy was killed in a shooting Monday afternoon, police say.

A man who refers to himself as the child's Grandfather, told TODAY'S TMJ4 the shooting was accidental.

Officers were contacted by staff at Froedtert South Hospital just before 2:00 p.m. Monday after the child was dropped off by two people.

Those two people were identified, located and interviewed later in the day.

Police say the shooting took place at a home in the 2000 block of 60th St.

They have recovered the gun they believe was used.

Police say there is no ongoing threat to to the public regarding this incident.