North Charleston police investigate ‘fatal accidental shooting’ of 4-year-old

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NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) – The North Charleston Police Department is investigating an accidental shooting that left a 4-year-old dead.

According to NCPD, at 8:45 a.m. Saturday morning officers responded to an apartment complex on Morris Baker Blvd. in reference to an accidental shooting. When officers arrived to the scene, they found a 4-year-old suffering from apparent accidental and self-inflicted single gunshot wound.

Officials report the juvenile was transported to a local hospital where they later died from their injury.

The NCPD detectives are investigating the incident.

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