Child shooting in Evans

By: Associated Press Email
By: Associated Press Email

GREELEY, Colo. (AP) -- An 11-year-old boy has died after being shot in the chest near Evans.

The Greeley Tribune reports to us that the boy was taken to a hospital in critical condition after the shooting around 5:15 p.m. Friday. Weld County coroner's officials said the boy died at the hospital about an hour later.

Weld County Sheriff's spokesman Tim Schwartz tells us that the boy's 18-year-old brother was arrested and charged with criminally negligent homicide.

Sheriff's officials didn't immediately disclose further details of the arrest or how the shooting occurred.

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