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Toddler Dead In Accidental Shooting

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PORT CHARLOTTE (CBSMiami/AP) — A 3-year-old toddler died Sunday morning after he accidentally shot himself.

The boy was in his Port Charlotte home where he found an unsecured gun, pulled the trigger shot himself, according Charlotte County police.

The boy was taken to the hospital by medical rescue where he was later pronounced dead.

Detectives have interviewed the boy’s parents and no charges have been filed at this time.

 

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