Mississippi toddler shot, killed when teen plays with gun, accidentally shoots him

Published 10:48 pm Thursday, July 8, 2021

A Mississippi toddler was killed Thursday when a teenager playing with a gun accidentally shot him.

Jackson Police said the boy was shot and killed after a 14-year-old was playing with a gun inside the same Coronet Place residence with the toddler.

The gun was accidentally discharged, shooting the boy.

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The victim was taken to the hospital but died later.