OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – Officials are investigating the tragic death of a child in south Oklahoma City.
Around 9 p.m. on Tuesday, emergency crews were called to a reported drive-by shooting near S.E. 47th St. and East Ave.
When officers arrived at the scene, they learned that a child had been shot.
Sadly, the child died from their injuries.
Detectives say the boy was likely hit by a stray bullet from the drive-by shooting.
“They’re all bad, but when you have a child involved, it’s especially hard on the officers,” said Sgt. Rob Robertson, with the Oklahoma City Police Department.
So far, no information about a possible suspect has been released.
If you have any information on the crime, call the Homicide Tip Line at (405) 297-1200.