Crime

7-year-old shot in the head dies, reports say

A 7-year-old boy has died in St. Louis after he was shot in the head at about 2:20 p.m. on Saturday in the 3100 block of California Avenue, according to media reports.

KMOV reported the child was transported to a local hospital and was in "extremely critical condition" during the afternoon. KSDK reported Saturday night the boy had died.

KSDK reported the boy was a twin.

The shooting may be accidental, family members told media members. They said the kids were playing with a gun.

St. Louis City Police are investigating the case.

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