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.READ MORE: Minnesota Gophers Beat Maryland 34-16
The 7 year old accidentally fired the weapon, taking his own life.READ MORE: 5 People Injured In House Explosion In Cambridge
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.MORE NEWS: Pedestrian Injured After Being Struck In Uptown Minneapolis