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.

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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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