Family: 2-year-old boy dies after accidentally shooting himself in Birmingham, AL

Posted at 2:07 PM, Nov 14, 2018
and last updated 2018-11-14 15:07:27-05

By WBRC Staff

BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - Birmingham police say a 2-year-old boy has died after a shooting at an apartment complex in Collegeville Wednesday morning.

The child’s great-grandmother says he found a gun and accidentally shot himself.

According to the gun violence archive, he is the twelfth child to die by a gun in Alabama this year. Fourteen other children suffered injuries.

Please check back for updates as we gather additional information.

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