Report: 11-Year-Old Arizona Boy Dies After Apparently Shooting Himself

ASSOCIATED PRESS

An 11-year-old boy in Arizona reportedly died after he apparently shot himself in the head on Tuesday night, local sheriff’s officials said.

Television station KVOA reported that the boy was shot at about 7 p.m. on Tuesday at a house that neighbors said they believed was owned by a police officer.

The boy was flown to the hospital but died from his injuries, KVOA reported. His name was not released.

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