Authorities say a 3-year-old boy has been fatally shot in Virginia.

Norfolk Police said in a statement that officers were called to the Ocean View area of the city Wednesday night for a report that a child had been shot. Police and paramedics found a 3-year-old boy with a gunshot wound.

The boy was taken to a hospital, where police say he died a short time after he arrived.

Police didn't release any details about the circumstances surrounding the shooting, which is under investigation.