2-year-old dies after accidentally shooting himself in South Carolina, police say

Police in South Carolina said they are investigating after a 2-year-old boy fatally shot himself by accident.

GREENVILLE, SC (FOX Carolina/Meredith) – Police in South Carolina said they are investigating after a 2-year-old boy fatally shot himself by accident.

Greenville County deputies said they were called to the home around 1:30 p.m. and learned the child had retrieved a gun from inside the house and accidentally shot himself.

Deputies attempted to provide medical aid until EMS arrived.

Sadly, the boy was pronounced dead while in route to the hospital.

The investigation is ongoing.

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