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9-year-old boy shot and killed

Madera police are investigating the shooting death of a 9-year-old boy that happened Sunday evening, Feb. 18.


Officers received a call at about 7:20 p.m. regarding a shooting that took place in the area of Tozer Street and Olive Avenue.


“There were two victims, one of which was a 9-year-old boy who succumbed to his injuries at Madera Community Hospital,” said Sgt. Mark Trukki in a news release.


As of press time Monday, no further details were available, but police had scheduled a press conference at 3:30 to give more information.