Police: 4-Year-Old Texas Boy Dies After Accidentally Shooting Himself

Janita Kan
By Janita Kan
January 28, 2018USshare
Police: 4-Year-Old Texas Boy Dies After Accidentally Shooting Himself
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A 4-year-old boy was found dead after he accidentally shot himself with a handgun on Saturday, Jan. 27, police in Texas City, Texas, said.

Police responded to a call about a shooting of a young boy on the 2800 block of Lynn Circle at around 1:20 p.m. reported ABC13, citing police.

The boy found a small caliber handgun in a bedroom and accidentally pulled the trigger, according to a police statement on Jan. 27.

The 4-year-old was staying with his grandmother at the time of the shooting, police said.

Police are still investigating the circumstances of the shooting.

 

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