Emergency crews respond to the 200 block of North Laburnum shortly after 8 p.m. Monday night for reports of a child being shot. Drew Wilder of NBC12 is reporting that neighbors are claiming the “baby or toddler” shot themselves.
Child shot in an apartment in the 200 block of N Laburnum in Henrico. Child taken to hospital, no word on how badly they were injured. Neighbor says the child, “baby or toddler”, shot themselves. We now know that the child has died.
Family spokesman, Ricky Johnson, says Demetrius Jefferson died last night. It’s unknown how old he is, but neighbors told @DrewWilderNBC12 last night he was a toddler. #RVAnews #RVA #NBC12 pic.twitter.com/xEMZE2Am5a
— Karina Bolster (@KarinaNBC12) May 8, 2018
— Drew Wilder (@DrewWilderNBC12) May 8, 2018
Police are not searching for a suspect and the investigation is still ongoing.