PALM BAY, Fla. - The Palm Bay Police Department said that a 6-year-old child is dead after a shooting on Tuesday night.
Officers responded to an apartment on Washington Street after receiving 911 calls that a child had been shot.
Life-saving measures were reportedly started immediately and the girl was taken to a hospital for additional treatment. Unfortunately, she went on to succumb to her injuries.
Police said that their investigation leads them to believe that the shooting was a tragic accident involving siblings. However, the investigation is still ongoing.
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