A 7-year-old boy was fatally shot early Tuesday in East Chicago, Indiana.
After a call of shots fired about 1:15 a.m. in the 3500 block of Pennsylvania Avenue, officers observed a woman carrying the child into St. Catherine’s Hospital from a van, police said.
Three other children and two adults were in the van, where police found “a firearm, spent shell casings, blood splatter and a 30-round magazine.”
The boy, Jeremiah Moore, was pronounced dead at 1:28 a.m., the Lake County coroner’s office said.
Police said the 7-year-old suffered a gunshot wound to the head.
There was no one in custody. East Chicago police are investigating.