Child dies following north side shooting

A 9-year-old was fatally shot on June 26, 2017. (WISH photo)

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — Police are investigating after a 9-year-old child was shot on the city’s north side Monday evening

Police responded to a call of a person shot in the 7100 block of Warrior Trail on the north side on Monday night around 9:47 p.m.

The child was transported to a nearby hospital where the child later died.

Preliminary investigations showed that the shooting appears to be a result of an unsecured weapon fired by another child. IMPD says the child and a friend were playing with a gun when it accidentally fired, hitting the 9-year-old in the face.

No arrests have been made in the shooting. However, the investigation into the shooting continues.

The child has been identified as Mykah Jackson.

Anyone with information on this deadly incident is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 317-262-8477.

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