2-year-old killed in Littleton shopping center parking lot

Posted on: 2:01 pm, November 17, 2012, by , updated on: 04:04pm, November 17, 2012

The area of the parking lot was shut down Saturday afternoon as officers questioned witnesses.

The area of the parking lot was shut down Saturday afternoon as officers questioned witnesses.

LITTLETON, Colo. – A two-year-old boy was run over and killed in the parking lot of a Littleton shopping center Saturday, according to police.

Littleton Police said they are investigating the accident that happened at the Aspen Grove Shopping Center located at 7301 S. Santa Fe Dr. at approximately 10:38 a.m.

The area of the parking lot was shut down Saturday afternoon as officers questioned witnesses.

Littleton Fire Rescue rushed the boy to a nearby hospital where he was later pronounced dead, according to police.

Witnesses told FOX 31 that the boy who was hit by a Lincoln Navigator as he was walking into the mall.

The incident is still under investigation. The identity and age of the child has not been released.  

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