Oklahoma 3-year-old dies in accidental shooting, authorities say

The boy, whose name and hometown have not been released, was visiting the home of a relative about four miles southeast of Guthrie when he found the loaded handgun in a bedroom.
FROM STAFF REPORTS Modified: December 15, 2012 at 4:15 pm •  Published: December 15, 2012
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A 3-year-old boy is dead after shooting himself in the head early Saturday afternoon, authorities said.

The boy was visiting a relative at a home in the 1500 block of Derby Lane, about four miles southeast of Guthrie. He found a loaded handgun in a bedroom, Logan County sheriff's Capt. Richard Stephens said.

Stephens said the call came in just after noon. He said criminal charges will not be filed.

The boy's name and hometown were not immediately released.


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