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Toddler Boy Dies From Gunshot to the Face; Police Investigating

UPDATE 6:40 p.m.: Police believe a toddler who died from a gunshot wound to the face found a loaded gun and shot himself, WTXF reports.

Original story: Police in Coatesville, Pennsylvania, are investigating after a 4-year-old boy died from a gunshot to the face.

Officers responded to the scene west of Philadelphia shortly after 5 p.m. on Monday for a reported shooting. The found the boy, and paramedics pronounced him dead at the scene when they arrived.

Investigators have not released the boy’s identity or said what might have led to the shooting.

They ask anyone with information to call Coatesville Detective Sergeant Brandon Harris at 610-384-2300 extension 3212 or Chestnut County Detective Keith Cowdright at 610-344-6866.

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