The deceased was identified as 15-year-old Amir Nazir of Beegumbagh Kakapora.
He was a student of ninth standard.
Chief Medical Officer (CMO) Pulwama Talat Jabeen said the boy was declared dead on arrival at PHC Kakapora.
Local reports said that another civilian has sustained a bullet injury in his leg. He was shifted to Srinagar for treatment, they said.