A 12-year-old boy lost his life Friday night after police say he accidentally shot himself with a gun he found at a friend’s house.

According to the Lakeland Police Department, officers were called to a home in the 5500 block of Starling Loop around 7 p.m. for reports of a child that was shot.

Upon arrival, police found emergency medical professionals rendering aid to a 12-year-old who was suffering from a gunshot wound.

The child was taken to Tampa General Hospital where he died.

Source: Lakeland 12-year-old shot, killed after finding gun at friend’s house during sleepover

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