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9-Year-Old Child In St. Petersburg Dies After Accidental Shooting

At 5 p.m., police officers responded to a call about a child with a gunshot wound in an apartment at the Reserve at Lynn Lake Point, on Lynn Lake Circle S.

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – At 5 p.m., police officers responded to a call about a child with a gunshot wound in an apartment at the Reserve at Lynn Lake Point, on Lynn Lake Circle S.

Officers confirmed a boy, 9-year-old Julian Ali, died at the scene from a gunshot.

“It is very early in the investigation, but preliminary indications are that the shooting was accidental,” said St. Petersburg Police Department.

Police say there was an adult and three teens also in the apartment at the time.

Investigators are working to determine who owned the gun.

This is a developing story and will update this as more details are released.

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