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4-year-old killed after accidentally shooting himself

Published: May. 5, 2022 at 3:49 PM CDT
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DUTTON, Ala. (WAFF) - A four-year-old child was transported to a trauma center in Chattanooga on Thursday after he accidentally shot himself in the head.

According to the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office, the child later died. It is unclear at this time how the child had the gun.

According to Chief Deputy Rocky Harnen, the incident happened at a residence around 12 p.m.

Harnen does not know if charges will be filed against anyone.

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