Fort Myers police: Child accidentally shot, killed another child

Reporter: Nicole Gabe Writer: Melissa Montoya
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Credit: Fort Myers Police

A child that died in Fort Myers on Sunday was accidentally shot by another child, Fort Myers police said.

The shooting occurred at 7:15 p.m. at the Columbus Square Shopping Center at 3513 Fowler Street.

In a news release, Fort Myers police called the incident an accidental shooting where one child under 10 years old shot another child under 10 years old.

The child that was shot died and the other child was medically treated and released. The shooting occurred inside of the vehicle stationed at the shopping center’s parking lot.

The Fort Myers Police Department said they are currently investigating who brought the firearm into the vehicle.

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