Child dies after shooting in Connecticut

August 28, 2008 10:09:33 AM PDT
Connecticut state police say a 2-year-old boy has died after an apparent accidental shooting in his home in Jewett City.The boy was seriously injured shortly after 9 a.m. Thursday after apparently picking up a gun that accidentally went off.

State police say the child received emergency care at the home on Green Avenue and was taken to William W. Backus Hospital in Norwich.

Troopers say the boy died shortly after 11 a.m.

Police investigators have secured the scene and are trying to determine what happened.

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