Virginia boy reportedly killed by celebratory gunfire

Virginia boy reportedly killed by celebratory gunfire
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POSTED: Friday, July 5, 2013 - 3:33pm

UPDATED: Friday, July 5, 2013 - 5:11pm

A  Virginia family's trip to watch a Fourth of July fireworks show ended in tragedy.

A 7 year-old boy was walking with his father when he was hit by a stray bullet in Brandermill, nearly 20 miles southwest of Richmond.

The child was rushed to the hospital in critical condition and he died on Friday morning.

Police believe the bullet that killed the boy came from someone firing a gun in the air as part of a July 4th celebration.

Right now, they don't know who fired the deadly shot.

They're asking for the public's  help locating the person responsible.

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