2-year-old in critical condition after shooting in Brooklyn Park

Updated: August 13, 2020 06:05 PM
Created: August 13, 2020 02:53 PM

Authorities say a 2-year-old was hurt in a shooting in Brooklyn Park Thursday morning.

The Brooklyn Park Police Department said officers were called to an apartment on the 5800 block of 73rd Avenue at about 7:11 a.m.

Responding officers provided first aid and CPR to the child at the scene. The child was then transported to an area hospital and remains in critical condition. The child reportedly suffered a gunshot wound in the stomach.

Police say adults at the scene provided conflicting information regarding what happened prior to the shooting.

Further investigation revealed a young male who goes by the name "BD" ran from the apartment after the shooting. Police say it is unclear what his involvement in the incident is.

No weapons were recovered at the scene, police said.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Brooklyn Park Police Department at 763-493-8222.

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