COCOA, Fla. - A two-year-old boy has been fatally shot at a home in Cocoa, police said.
The Cocoa Police Department said that they received a call at about 7:30 a.m. on Monday from a neighbor who saw the mother with the victim. The child appeared to be shot and the mother was screaming.
They said that several people were in the home, which is located on Owasso Street in Sunrise Village, at the time. CPR and life-saving measures were performed upon officers' arrival. The child was taken to the hospital, where he was pronounced deceased.
The shooting does not appear to be intentional, according to police. Apparently, a group of teenagers went to the home to visit with a friend who lived there. During the visit, one of the male juveniles was displaying the firearm and actively engaging with it when it discharged.
Police continue to investigate the shooting.
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