11-year-old shot, killed in Jackson

Updated: Jan. 9, 2017 at 4:16 PM CST
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JACKSON, TN (WMC) - An 11-year-old was shot and killed in Jackson, Tennessee, according to Jackson Police Department.

JPD said the child was shot at Americas' Best Value Inn on Vann Drive on January 6 around 9:20 p.m. The child was airlifted to Le Bonheur Children's Hospital and pronounced dead January 7 at 7 a.m.

JPD said its initial investigation suggests the shooting was accidental, but the case remains open.

Anyone with information about what happened is asked to call Jackson Police Department at 731-425-8400.

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