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Four-year-old shot and killed by 3-year-old in Houston, sheriff says

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(HOUSTON, Texas) — A 3-year-old in Houston, Texas, gained access to a firearm and “unintentionally” shot and killed a 4-year-old, Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez said.

Gonzalez said the preliminary investigation showed that the two children had been inside an apartment on Bammel North Houston Road. with one other person.

“The toddler was pronounced deceased at the scene,” he said on Twitter.

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