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11-year-old boy killed in accidental shooting near Valley Station identified

Louisville Metro Police said they don't expect any charges to be filed.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — A child who died following a shooting near Valley Station has been identified.

The Jefferson County Coroner said 11-year-old Jakari Griffin died from a gunshot wound.

Griffin was found shot inside an apartment at the East Pages Lane Apartment Complex in the 4700 block of East Pages Lane around 6:45 p.m. Monday. Police did say their were other people inside the home at the time of the shooting. 

He was taken to the hospital where he died from his injuries.

In a release issued Tuesday, LMPD said they conducted interviews and believe the shooting was “accidental.”

The investigation will continue but no charges are expected to be filed.

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