2-year-old accidentally shoots and kills father


ST. LOUIS – A man has died after he was accidentally shot in the back by his two-year-old child Saturday evening.

It happened in the 1400 block of Castle Lane around 8:40 P.M.

The child accidentally fired a rifle. Police have not yet said how the child got the rifle.

Police say the man was not conscious or breathing when they arrived on scene.

Police are still investigating and it’s not clear how the boy got the gun.

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