5 year old dies from accidental shooting in Talladega

5 year old dies from accidental shooting in Talladega
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TALLADEGA COUNTY, AL (WBRC) - A 5-year-old Talladega County boy passed away from an accidental shooting on February 8.

The victim is identified as Michael Swain, Jr. Talladega police determined the victim accidentally shot himself with a handgun that he found in the home. The investigation has been completed.

Officials said that around 7:30 a.m. on February 8 police arrived to a scene in northern Talladega County to find the victim suffering from a single gunshot wound. The child was pronounced dead around 8:30 a.m. after being sent to Citizen's Brookwood/Baptist Medical Center.

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