Milwaukee woman fatally shot by 10-year-old playing with gun

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- Milwaukee police are investigating a shooting that left a 44-year-old woman dead Monday, Nov. 21. 

It happened just before 7 a.m. near 87th and Hemlock Street.

Authorities say a 10-year-old child was playing with a firearm when it discharged, striking the woman. 

Police say no arrests have been made at this time. The incident will be referred to the Milwaukee County District Attorney's Office for review.

MPD would like to remind the public to keep firearms secured with a gun lock and out of the reach of children.

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