- Associated Press - Friday, May 1, 2020

PINSON, Ala. (AP) - An 11-year-old boy was fatally shot in an apparent hunting accident near Birmingham on Friday, authorities said.

The Jefferson County Sheriff’s office said the child was hunting turkey with a group of people when the shooting occurred Friday morning. Sgt. Joni Money told WBMA-TV the child’s father was with him in the woods at the time.

Police are investigating the shooting as an accident, and officials did not immediately release the name of the victim.

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