4-year-old boy shot, killed in Kansas City, police say

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) _ Authorities are investigating after a 4-year-old boy was fatally shot in Kansas City.

Police say the child was in his mother’s arms when officers arrived around 7 a.m. Saturday at a home. The boy was rushed to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Police say the boy’s mother and her boyfriend are being questioned. Police say it appears that the child was shot outside the home.

No other information was immediately available, including the child’s name.

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