Child Shoots, Kills Eleven Year Old(Belleville, IL) -- An eleven-year-old boy is dead and it appears another kid fired the shot that took his life. Police say the child got a hold of the handgun around 11 last night at a home on North 98th Street in Belleville. They believe the shooting was an accident. Several family members were apparently at the home when the shooting occurred. Authorities say so far, everyone has cooperated with the investigation. As it stands now, no one is in custody and no charges have been filed.
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Police Beat for Saturday, March 8th, 2014