10-Year-Old San Diego Boy Fatally Shot After Playing With Gun

A 10-year-old boy died Tuesday in San Diego after he and his friend were playing with a gun, NBC 7 reported.

Police said the boy and a 9-year-old girl were playing with a 9 mm semi-automatic handgun when he was shot in the chest. It is unclear from NBC 7’s report who fired the gun. The boy was pronounced dead at Rady Children’s Hospital in San Diego.

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