3-year-old child shot, killed in Gwinnett County - KMSP-TV

3-year-old child shot, killed in Gwinnett County

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GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. -

A 3-year-old boy died after being shot in Gwinnett County on Tuesday, police said.

According to Gwinnett County Police Cpl. Jake Smith, the shooting took place at 5238 Stafford Drive just after 10 p.m. Witnesses said that the occupants of the house got into an argument and gunshot ensued. One of those shots struck the child.

The child was transported to the hospital, but was pronounced dead.

The alleged shooter remained at the scene and was taken into custody. That suspect is said to be a family member of the victim, Smith said.

No names have been released.

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