9-year-old boy fatally shot in head in Indianapolis area

(WISH Photo/Laura Kennedy)
(WISH Photo/Laura Kennedy)

CUMBERLAND, Ind. (AP) — Police say a 9-year-old boy has died after being shot in the head in the Indianapolis area.

Police in Cumberland say the shooting occurred Friday afternoon at an apartment complex in the community on the far east side of Indianapolis.

Officers say the boy was found with a gunshot wound to the head in the kitchen of an apartment. Other people were in the apartment, and neighbors tried to offer aid.

The boy was pronounced dead on the scene. His name hasn’t been released.

It wasn’t immediately clear who fired the shot that struck the child.

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