12-year-old boy dies in accidental shooting in Green County

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Kentucky State Police say a 12-year-old boy has died after he was accidentally shot in Green County.

Police say it happened Saturday around 6 p.m. on Busy Baker Road, near the Taylor County line.

Authorities say the boy was shot by a juvenile who is 13 years old.

According to police, the victim was taken from a home to Jane Todd Crawford Hospital with a single gun shot wound and was later pronounced dead.

Officials say the victim and the 13-year-old juvenile had been playing in the basement of a residence. Investigators say a shot was fired from what was believed to be a toy gun.

The victim's name has not been released.

The investigation into the shooting is ongoing.

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