Update: Chesterfield Boy Dies After He Was Shot at Fourth of Jul - WSET.com - ABC13

Update: Chesterfield Boy Dies After He Was Shot at Fourth of July Celebration

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Update 12:25 p.m.:

Chesterfield, VA - Chesterfield County police say a 7-year-old boy has died after being shot in the head by someone who apparently fired a gun into the air at a Fourth of July celebration.

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Chesterfield Co., VA - A 7-year-old boy is in serious condition after Chesterfield County police say he was accidentally shot in the head at a Fourth of July celebration.

It happened near the Swift Creek Reservoir Thursday night where people were gathering for a fireworks display.

Police say someone fired a gun into the air and the boy was hit.

They do not believe the shooting was intentional.

The 7-year-old was taken to VCU Medical Center.

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