Child shoots and kills sibling in tragic accident at north side apartment

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INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (Nov. 9, 2014) – A child shot another child on the north side overnight Saturday and the victim has died. It happened just after midnight in the 1700 block of Century Circle South in the Oakbrook Park apartment complex.

Police say a 5-year-old boy was shot by a sibling who is younger than 10. Their grandmother was watching three children, all siblings, in the apartment when one located a gun in the home.

When officers arrived they found the victim with an apparent gunshot wound to the head. He was unconscious and taken to Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health where the child died a short time later.