DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. - A child was shot and killed in the parking lot of a grocery store in DeKalb County late Sunday afternoon.
DeKalb County Police received a call around 5:19 p.m. reporting someone had been shot at the Publix located at 3045 Panola Road in Lithonia.
Officials told FOX 5 Atlanta, a 4-year-old boy was inside a vehicle with a relative during the time of the shooting.
The child was taken to a nearby hospital where he later died, officials confirmed.
It remains unclear if authorities have made any arrests in connection to the shooting as the shooting is believed to be accidental.
Police did not report other injuries.
An investigation continues.
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