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Police search for person who shot Virginia Beach boy in the head with a pellet gun

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VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (WWBT) -

A 10-year-old Virginia Beach boy says he is afraid to play outside after he was shot in the head with a pellet gun.

Lamell Mackie says he was just trying to play with his neighbors when someone shot him. he ended up having to get stitches in his head. What has his mom worried is that no one knows who shot him.

Police are considering upgrading the charges associated with this case from simple assault to malicious wounding, but at this point, no arrest has been made. 

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