LOS ANGELES ( KTLA) — A 5-year-old boy who was shot in the backyard of a South Los Angeles home with family members has died. Family members say Aaron Shannon, Jr. was taken off life support and died at about 10 p.m. Monday night. The boy was shot around 2 p.m. Sunday in the 1000 block of E. 84th Street as he was getting ready for a Halloween party, according to LAPD homicide detectives. He even posed for pictures in his ‘Spiderman’ costume.
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