10-year-old boy shot, killed by another juvenile in Newark home, authorities say

NEWARK – A 10-year-old boy who died inside a city home on Saturday was accidentally shot by another juvenile, authorities said.

The boy, who authorities have not yet identified, was apparently visiting the home on the 800 block of South 19th Street for a family party when he was shot around 1:20 a.m., relatives and a friend of the boy’s family said.

“The shooting appears to be a tragic accidental discharge by another juvenile within the home,” Chief Quovella Spruill of the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office said in an email. “At this point, there is no evidence that the shooting occurred …read more

Source: NJ.com Essex

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