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Report: 4-year-old dead of self-inflicted gun shot

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WOODBRIDGE, Va. (WUSA) — A 4-year-old boy died after accidentally shooting himself on Wednesday, reports WUSA9.

Police received a call from a family member who said the young boy was suffering from a gunshot wound to the head at the 14800 block of Empire St. in Woodbridge. The call came through around 3:25 in the afternoon.

WUSA reports that police said the incident happened inside of a pickup truck, at that address.

The boy was immediately transported to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Read more here, at WUSA 9.

CBS 6 contacted the Prince William Police Department but have not heard back. We will have more on this story as it develops. 

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