JACKSONVILLE (CBSMiami/AP) — Any parent’s nightmare came to life in northern Florida this weekend.READ MORE: Have You Seen This Woman? Andreae Lloyd Missing After Being Abducted From Miami-Dade Home
Authorities say a 2-year-old Florida boy was fatally shot inside a family friend’s apartment.
The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office says the boy died Saturday hours after he was shot.
News outlets quote family members as saying the boy’s name was Jayden Piedra.READ MORE: Jury Reaches Verdict Of Manslaughter In Dayonte Resiles Murder Trial, Then Goes Back To Deliberating Room
Investigators have not said how he was shot, but said no suspects are at large.
Jayden’s mother, Donna Crump-Piedra, told WJAX-TV that her son found a gun and accidentally shot himself.
After posting on Twitter about Jayden’s death, the sheriff’s office added a reminder that Florida law requires guns to be stored safely from children.MORE NEWS: South Florida's Lane & Cameron Bess Set To Become First Father-Son Duo To Travel To Space Aboard Blue Orbit Spacecraft
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