CRIME

Florida police investigate shooting death of 10-year-old boy

Police in Florida are investigating the shooting death of a 10-year-old boy.

In a news release, Clearwater police spokesman Rob Shaw said the boy was shot at an apartment complex in the city. Police and emergency rescuers were called to an apartment shortly before 8:30 a.m. Thursday.

Shaw said the boy was pronounced dead in the apartment.

Officials are expected to hold a news conference Thursday morning.