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3-year-old dies from gunshot wound, deputies investigating

Deputies were told a 3-year-old child had accidentally shot himself with a gun.

RICHLAND COUNTY, S.C. — A 3-year-old child has died from a gunshot wound sustained Wednesday evening, according to Richland County deputies who are investigating the shooting.

Deputies say they responded to reports of a shooting at Wyndham Pointe Apartments around 6 p.m. Wednesday. When they arrived, investigators say they were told a 3-year-old child had accidentally shot himself with a gun. 

The child was rushed to the hospital by someone at the home. Deputies say he later died at the hospital from his injuries. 

Deputies say the investigation is ongoing, and no one has been detained at this time. 

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