The caller reported a 3-year-old accidentally shot a 1-year-old, deputies said.
Once at the scene, police confirmed a 3-year-old got ahold of an unsecured handgun. The family’s 1-year-old, whose name was not released, had a head injury, officials said.
The child was transported to a local hospital. Despite lifesaving efforts, she was pronounced deceased around 8:30 a.m., authorities said.
Investigators are working to gather more information to determine the circumstances of the death.
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The Medical Examiner’s Office will be conducting an autopsy to determine the cause and manner of death, officials said.
The investigation is ongoing.
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