Boy, 5, dies after he was shot in Kenosha, left at hospital

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KENOSHA, Wis. — Police in Kenosha are investigating the death of a 5-year-old boy who was dropped off at a hospital after he was shot.

Police said the shooting took place at a residence on 60th Street near 21st Avenue around 1:45 p.m. The boy was taken by two people to Froedtert Hospital, located about 15 minutes from the home.

Two people dropped off the boy and left. Their relationship to the child is not yet known. However, around 9:30 p.m., Kenosha police said the two people have been identified and questioned. The firearm believed to be involved in the incident has been recovered.

Curtis Cannon said the victim is his grandson, Cory. Cannon was not at home at the time of the shooting but said the shooting was accidental.

Residents said the area has become frequent site of gang and drug activity.

No one has been taken into custody.


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