2-year-old child dies after shooting self with unsecured gun in Howell

A 2-year-old child is dead after an accidental shooting in Howell.

The shooting happened in the 1900 block of Oak Squire Lane around 6:00 p.m. Sunday.

Police say a 2-year-old child gained access to an unsecured firearm that resulted in an accidental shooting. The child was transported by EMS to a local hospital and was later pronounced dead. 

The investigation is ongoing.