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Two Arrested in 5 Year Old Boy’s Shooting Death

KENOSHA, WI—Two Kenosha men are in custody in the death of a 5 year old boy.

Dakari Weldon died of a gunshot wound after he was left by two men at an area hospital on Monday.

Now 24 year old Javonn Cannon and 24 year old Jovonn Cannon face charges in connection with his death. Javonn Cannon is charged with homicide by negligent handling of a firearm, while Jovonn Cannon is charged with allegedly leaving a gun within access of a child.

Officials at Froedtert Hospital-Kenosha Campus contacted officers after the boy was left at the hospital by two individuals. He had suffered a gunshot wound at a residence near 60th street and 20th avenue, and was later pronounced dead.

A man who identified himself as the victim’s grandfather says that his sons brought the boy to the hospital and that the shooting was accidental.

Police believe that they have recovered the gun from the incident.

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