3-year-old child who shot himself dies, Metro says

LAS VEGAS - A 3-year-old child who accidentally shot himself Tuesday has died, Metro said.

Police said the incident occurred in the 9500 block of Chandler Springs Avenue near Warm Springs and Fort Apache roads. It happened at the Copper Ridge subdivision.

The child was taken to University Medical Center where he died.

There's no word on what led up to the shooting or how the toddler came in contact with the gun, but police say there were other adults and juveniles in the home at the time of the shooting.

 


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