7-year-old shot & killed while sleeping in Florida

first_imgRIVIERA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Police in Florida are searching for the person who shot into an apartment and killed a 7-year-old boy who was sleeping inside.The boy’s 28-year-old mother was injured in the shooting which happened early Wednesday, Riviera Beach police said during a news conference.Police Chief Nathan Osgood said the shooting was targeted, but it was unclear if the shooter knew there were children inside the apartment.The boy, whose name has not been released, another sibling, and their parents were asleep when the shots rang out early Wednesday, the Associated Press reports. The boy was shot several times and his mother was hit at least once, police said. AdvertisementRecommended ArticlesBrie Larson Reportedly Replacing Robert Downey Jr. As The Face Of The MCURead more81 commentsGal Gadot Reportedly Being Recast As Wonder Woman For The FlashRead more29 comments AdvertisementThe mother is recovering from her injuries, Osgood said.“There’s people out there who know who did this,” Osgood said. “We have to come together as a community and say we can’t take this anymore. We will not take this anymore.”Riviera Beach is near West Palm Beach. Store owner dead after shooting in Arcadia May 20, 2021 Man convicted of first-degree murder for shooting that killed 19-year-old April 15, 2021 AdvertisementDC Young Fly knocks out heckler (video) – Rolling OutRead more6 comments’Mortal Kombat’ Exceeded Expectations Says WarnerMedia ExecutiveRead more2 commentsDo You Remember Bob’s Big Boy?Read more1 commentsKISS Front Man Paul Stanley Reveals This Is The End Of KISS As A Touring Band, For RealRead more1 commentscenter_img Man arrested for killing Arcadia store owner during robbery May 21, 2021 AdvertisementTags: Riviera BeachShooting death RELATEDTOPICS Man arrested in connection to Lee County woman’s death at Brown Sugar Festival May 7, 2021last_img read more