Sunday, November 18, 2018

Toddler dead after accidentally shooting himself with gun found under a pillow

A two-year-old boy is dead after finding a handgun under a pillow at his home and accidentally shooting himself, according to police in Jonesboro, Georgia.
Police responded Thursday to reports of a child shot and found a toddler with a gunshot wound to the body, said Capt. Scott Stubbs, a spokesman for the Clayton County Police Department.
The boy, who was not identified, entered a room where his father was sleeping and found a handgun under a pillow. The boy died after being rushed to a hospital, Stubbs said.
Police are still in a “fact-finding” investigation, and the boy’s family is cooperating, Stubbs said Thursday.
He said the case will be reviewed with the district attorney’s office, which will decide whether any charges are filed.

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