ANCHORAGE — Alaska State Troopers say a 5-year-old boy was playing video games in his living room when he was fatally shot by an 11-year-old child.
Troopers said the boy was shot Saturday in the southwest Alaska village of Kokhanok and taken an Anchorage hospital. He was pronounced dead Sunday.
The state medical examiner’s office has requested an autopsy. Troopers say the 5-year-old’s next of kin was at the scene at the time of the shooting.
Kokhanok is on the south shore of Iliamna Lake. The village of 164 is 88 miles northeast of King Salmon.