Boy dies of gunshot wound in Brisbane park

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A 16-year-old boy has died of a gunshot wound in a suburban Brisbane park.

Police were called to the park off Deshon Street in Coorparoo around 5pm on Friday.

Officers and paramedics rendered first aid but the boy died at the scene a short time later.

"Early investigations suggest the boy's death is not suspicious, however a crime scene has been established to fully understand the circumstances surrounding his death," police said in a statement.

Police have arged anyone who witnessed any suspicious activity at the time around Deshon Street, Turbo Street, Noman Street or Withington Street, to come forward.

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