12-Year-Old Oak Park Boy Shot, Killed While Playing With Gun

WWJ News
September 14, 2020 - 3:45 pm
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(WWJ) A shooting in Oak Park claimed a young boy’s life.

Police say the victim, 12, was shot when a group of “juveniles” were playing with a gun inside a home on Saratoga near 9 Mile and Rosewood around 12:30 pm Monday.

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EMS attempted to save his life and transported him to Providence Hospital, where he was later pronounced dead.

Oak Park Police tell WWJ they are in the process of interviewing witnesses. It is unclear if an adult was present in the house when the shooting took place.

The boy’s identity has not been released.

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