POLICE: Juvenile boy shoots, kills 10-year-old in Crozet

Posted at 4:13 PM, May 21, 2013
and last updated 2013-05-21 16:13:55-04

ALBERMARLE, Va. (WTVR)—Albemarle Police are investigating a shooting that occurred just after 10 a.m. Tuesday, in the 1400 block of McAllister Street in Crozet.

Police said that a 10-year-old girl was shot and died at the scene.  A male juvenile was involved and discharged the gun, police said.

The investigation is on-going and that is the only information police have provided at this point.

There were initial community concerns, but police said that the scene was secure. A staging center was established right after the shooting, at the Open Door Ministry, according to reports from WCAV.