A 5-year-old child is killed in an accidental shooting in Saint Cloud


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Police are investigating the killing of a 5-year-old boy in an afternoon shooting in Saint Cloud, Minnesota.

According to police, at 3:09 PM, officers responded to Saint Cloud Hospital to obtain a report of a 5-year-old boy dying from a gunshot wound he received in a different location.

Authorities later determined that the accident occurred in a house at 800 Block on 10th Avenue North. Police said the shooting appeared to be accidental.

The Saint Cloud Police Department is still investigating the shooting.

During the investigation, police arrested a 35-year-old man on charges of having committed a firearm possession, possession of a stolen firearm, and failure to store a firearm. Williams was transferred to Stearns County Jail.


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