3-year-old shot, killed accidentally in Ypsilanti

- A 3-year-old boy is dead after another child apparently discharged a gun accidentally in Ypsilanti.

According to the Washtenaw County Sheriff's Office, they received a call just before 1:30 p.m. Sunday, that a child had been shot at the Country Meadows Apartments on Stevens Drive, off of South Congress Street in Ypsilanti.

Upon arrival, deputies determined that the gun was discharged accidentally after the 3-year-old and another young child found the gun.

The other child was playing with the gun when it fired, shooting and killing the 3-year-old boy.

The age of the other child is unknown at this time. The Washtenaw County Sheriff's office is investigating.


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