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Police: Accidental shooting likely killed 12-year-old

BILOXI, MS (WLOX) -

The shooting that killed a 12-year-old boy in Biloxi Thursday night appears to be an accident. That word came Friday morning from the Biloxi Police Department, but Captain Gerald Forbes stressed that the case is still under investigation.

Jerry Simmons, Junior lived with his aunt and grandmother at the Biloxi Shores Apartments on Eisenhower Drive.

Witnesses told police they saw a women putting the boy into a car to take him to Biloxi Regional Medical Center. Simmons later died at the hospital.

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