California boy, 2, dies day after accidentally shooting self at home: report
A boy, 2, succumbed Saturday after he accidentally shot himself in the head at his home in Fresno, Calif ., The Fresno Bee reported .
Authorities said the boy was exhaling when he was rushed to a nearby children’s hospital, but the medical squad was not able to save him. The shooting reportedly occurred at 12:48 p.m. and succumbed at around 6 p. m.
The boy’s father’s fiancee and a friend were with the boy at the time of the shooting, but authorities said the incident “appears to be a tragic accident.”
ABC1 3. com reported that the toddler shooting himself in one of the home’s bedrooms. It was not immediately clear who owned the gun, the parent or one of the guests at the home, reports said.
“You’re required to, if you have firearms in the home, they need to be locked and out of reach of children, ” authorities told the station.