Police: 8-year-old boy accidentally shot, killed in NC

CONCORD, NC (AP) — Police say an 8-year-old boy was shot and killed early Friday morning when a man accidentally fired a gun inside a house in North Carolina.

The Concord Police Department said the child was dead when officers were called to the home shortly after 2 a.m.

Police say the man suspected of shooting the child is a resident of the home and has been cooperative with investigators.

They say early indications are that the shooting was an accident, and authorities are not looking for other suspects.

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