DEPUTIES: Halifax County 4-year-old dies from believed self-inflicted gunshot wound

Published: May. 20, 2022 at 7:54 PM EDT
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HALIFAX COUNTY, N.C. (WITN) - Halifax County deputies say a 4-year-old has died from what is believed to be a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

The Halifax County Sheriff’s Office says at about noon Friday, deputies responded to a home on Delta Drive in the Roanoke Rapids area in response to a 4-year-old that appeared to have an accidental self-inflicted gunshot wound.

WITN is told that once investigators arrived, they learned the child was dead from their injuries.

The investigation is ongoing.

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