2-year-old boy critically wounded in shooting at Minnesota apartment complex

2-year-old boy critically wounded in shooting at Minnesota apartment complex

BROOKLYN PARK, Minn. — A 2-year-old boy was critically hurt when gunfire erupted in a Minnesota apartment, authorities said.

According to the Minneapolis Star Tribune, the incident occurred shortly after 7 a.m. Thursday at the Huntington Place apartment complex in Brooklyn Park. Police responded to a report of a shooting and arrived to find a toddler who had suffered a gunshot wound, authorities said. Emergency crews rushed the boy to a nearby hospital, where he is in critical condition, the newspaper reported.

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Multiple adults were in the home when the shooting occurred, WCCO-TV reported. Although the 911 caller said the child had shot himself, witnesses told police conflicting stories, according to the news station and the Star Tribune.

In a Facebook post Thursday, Brooklyn Park police said they are looking for a "young black male, by the street name of 'BD,'" who fled the apartment following the incident.

On August 13, 2020, at 7:11 a.m., Brooklyn Park officers responded to a 911 call at an apartment in the 5800 block of...

Posted by Brooklyn Park, MN - Police Department on Thursday, August 13, 2020

If you have information about the shooting, call police at 763-493-8222.

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