A 12-year-old boy whose name officials have not released was shot and killed with an a*sault rifle Saturday night in South Baltimore, Maryland
Police say the shooting happened just before 9 pm in the 2400 block of Maisel Court.
Upon arrival, investigators found what appeared to be a*sault rifle shell casings at the site of the shooting, according to Baltimore Police Commissioner Michael Harrison.
The 12-year-old, who many say name is Jaylen was shot multiple times.
Information has yet to be released about if he was a target or not.
According to Baltimore Murderink, the pictures below are the photos of the 12-year-old.
Police say they have limited information about the shooter other than wh*ever responsible used an a*sault-rifle type of firearm to shoot in the direction of the boy, who was struck by the bullets as he attempted to run away.
The 12-year-old collapsed a block away. When officers arrived, they gave him medical treatment until paramedics arrived. The boy later died at the local hospital.
Eye-witnesses say the shooting sounded like a “war zone.”
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