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IMPD finds child with gunshot wound

UPDATE: The Marion County Coroner has identified the 5-year-old who died of a gunshot wound as Hakiem Scott.

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — A toddler died after being shot Friday night, police say.

Indianapolis police responded at 9:05 p.m. Friday to a report of a person shot in the 1300 block of North Kealing Avenue. That’s a residential area northwest of North Sherman Drive and East 10th Street.

The boy was taken to Riley Hospital for Children before dying.

The boy’s parents were present at the scene when police arrived and cooperated with police. The boy’s age was not made available.

The Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department said they are unsure if the shooting was accidental.

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