Boy, 12, Dies After Shooting Himself in Head at Boy Scout Camp in San Diego

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An 12-year-old boy died after apparently shooting himself in the head at a Boy Scout camp in San Diego, according to multiple reports.

The shooting was initially reported shortly after 7:30 a.m. at Fiesta Island in Mission Bay, according to KTLA 5 sister station Fox 5 San Diego.

The boy was pronounced dead at the scene, the television station reported.

His death was being investigated as a suicide, according to the Los Angeles Times.

Police have removed a firearm from the scene, the Times reported.

The boy, whose identity has not been released, belonged to a troop from Las Vegas, according to the Times reported.

 

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