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5 year old boy killed in accidental shooting

Published On: Mar 05 2014 11:49:12 AM CST

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NUEVO, Calif. -

A 5 year old boy was killed in an accidental shooting in Nuevo on Tuesday night, according to the Riverside County Sheriff's Department.

The incident was reported in the 31000 block of Wolfskill Avenue around 5:20 p.m.

When deputies from the Perris Station arrived, the boy had a gunshot wound and was already deceased.

The Riverside County Sheriff's Department and Central Homicide Unit are investigating the shooting but aren't releasing anymore information at this time.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Investigator James Campos with the homicide unit at (951) 955-2777, or Investigator Thomas Salisbury of the Perris Station at (951) 210-1000.