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Police say 2-year-old shot in central North Carolina has died

Police in a central North Carolina city say a 2-year-old boy who shot himself with a firearm has died.
Police in a central North Carolina city say a 2-year-old boy who shot himself with a firearm has died.(WITN)
Published: Sep. 20, 2020 at 9:25 PM EDT
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FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) - Police in a central North Carolina city say a 2-year-old boy who shot himself with a firearm has died.

Fayetteville police said in a news release they were notified of the boy’s death on Saturday.

Police went Wednesday to a residence on the city’s north side to respond to a shooting report.

Officers are still investigating what happened, but the release says the yet-identified child received “a self-inflicted gunshot wound.”

At least three other people were inside the home.

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