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2-year-old child dies in Lawrence shooting

A 2-year-old child has died after an apparent accidental shooting in the 1500 block of...
A 2-year-old child has died after an apparent accidental shooting in the 1500 block of Wedgewood Dr. in Lawrence.(WIBW)
Published: Sep. 17, 2021 at 2:17 PM CDT
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LAWRENCE, Kan. (WIBW) - A two-year-old child has died in an apprent accidental shooting in Lawrence.

Lt. David Ernst says around 10:45 a.m. Friday, Lawrence Police were called to the 1500 block of Wedgewood Dr. in reference to a shooting.

When officers arrived they found a 2-year-old child critically injured from an apparent gunshot wound.

The child was rushed to Lawrence Memorial Hospital and later pronounced dead.

The shooting is under investigation but preliminary findings suggest the incident was accidental in nature.

No other details have been released.

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