MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A Twin Cities community is remembering a young boy who died while playing with a gun.

Plymouth police say Keyaris Samuels found a loaded handgun inside a box that was also storing a hoverboard.

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Keyaris Samuels (credit: CBS)

The 7 year old accidentally fired the weapon, taking his own life.

Friends and neighbors gathered Friday night to remember Keyaris by leaving cards and teddy bears at his family’s home.

Teddy bears mean a great deal to the family because Keyaris was nicknamed “bear.”

Police are trying to figure out who owns the gun, and they are pursuing criminal charges.

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