Car Hits and Kills 2-Year-Old; Driver Shot to Death

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Milwaukee police say the driver of a car who struck and killed a 2-year-old has been shot to death at the scene of the accident. A teen was also injured in the shooting.

Police Captain Timothy Heier says the car accident occurred at 5:10 p.m. Sunday after the child ran into the street.

Heier said in a statement that the driver, a 41-year-old man, remained at the scene.

The statement says the 41-year-old and a 15-year-old boy were then shot.

The driver was pronounced dead at the scene, and the 15-year-old was taken a hospital.

Heier says no suspects are in custody.

It was not immediately clear if the 15-year-old was a passenger in the car.

No further details were immediately available.

SOURCE: The Associated Press

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