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Child killed in shooting at Henrico apartment

Posted at 8:45 AM, May 08, 2018

Demetrius Jefferson

Demetrius Jefferson

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. -- A child shot Monday night at a Henrico apartment complex has died, according to a family spokesperson.

The four-year-old child was shot -- accidentally, according to Crime Insider sources -- at about 8 p.m. Monday at the 11 North At White Oak Apartments along the 200 block of North Laburnum Avenue.

The family spokesman has identified the child as Demetrius Jefferson.

At the apartment Monday night, Henrico Police said they were not looking for suspects in the shooting.

"Detectives are continuing to investigate the circumstances surrounding this incident," Henrico Police spokesperson Lt. Chris Garrett said Tuesday morning. "No further information is being released at this time."

This is a developing story.

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