Shots fired from outside house strike, kill 11-year-old boy in JP

Shots fired from outside house strike, kill 11-year-old boy in JP

Shots fired from outside house strike, kill 11-year-old boy in JP

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Posted on January 6, 2012 at 11:20 PM

Updated Saturday, Jan 7 at 6:56 PM

WWLTV.com

WESTWEGO, La. -- An 11-year-old boy who was at home Friday night with a babysitter and three other children was killed when a bullet fired from outside the home went through a glass door and struck him in the head.

Colonel John Fortunato said the child, identified as Keian Ester, was rushed to the hospital in critical condition. He passed away Saturday afternoon.

The incident occurred in the 900 block of Beechgrove Boulevard around 8:30 p.m., said Fortunato.

Witnesses reported hearing gunfire in the neighborhood and police who responded to the scene found the victim in the home.

If you know anything about this shooting, call Crimestoppers at 822-1111.

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