Boy, 11, dies after being shot by 4-year-old, police say

Published: Tuesday, May 14, 2013 at 9:12 p.m.
Last Modified: Tuesday, May 14, 2013 at 9:12 p.m.

An 11-year-old Lake City boy who apparently was accidentally shot Sunday by a 4-year-old died from his injuries Tuesday at Shands at the University of Florida.

Police said they arrived at the Cedar Park Apartment complex in Lake City Sunday to find that Jarvan Jackson, 11, had been shot inside one of the apartments.

Jarvan was rushed to Shands in critical condition; Lake City police have since ruled the shooting to be an accident.

Jarvan died at approximately 2:47 p.m. Tuesday, police said.

Meantime, the Lake City Police Department and the Department of Children and Families are investigating how the 4-year-old got access to the gun and whether there was adequate supervision for the children at the home.

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