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Boy dies of a gunshot wound after being abandoned at a hospital

Boy dies of a gunshot wound after being abandoned at a hospital

June 18, 2019 08:04 AM

AP-US--Boy Fatally Shot-Wisconsin
Boy, 5, dies after being shot and dropped off at hospital
Eds: APNewsNow. Stands for BC-WI--Boy Fatally Shot-Kenosha sent to state lines on Monday. Will be updated.
    
KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) - Authorities say a 5-year-old boy died of a gunshot wound after two adults abandoned him at a hospital in southeast Wisconsin.
    
Police say the shooting happened before 2 p.m. Monday at a home in Kenosha, about 35 miles (55 kilometers) south of Milwaukee.
    
Staff at the Froedtert South Hospital-Kenosha Campus called authorities after two people dropped the wounded boy off, then left. Authorities have not described the relationship between the adults and the child who died.
    
Police say the investigation is still "very active."

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