3-year-old Missouri boy finds gun, shoots himself

3-year-old Missouri boy finds gun, shoots himself

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3-year-old Missouri boy finds gun, shoots himself

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Posted on June 18, 2012 at 6:33 AM

INDEPENDENCE, Mo. (AP) -- The family of a 3-year-old Missouri boy who died on Saturday says he shot himself with a gun he found in the home.
   
Independence police declined to say what killed Joshua Andrew Turner, known as J.J.
   
His family told The Kansas City Star that the boy found the gun moments after his mother, Dawn Turner, went into another room. The boy died in his father's arms.
   
No one has been arrested. Funeral services are still pending.
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   Information from: The Kansas City Star, http://www.kcstar.com
 

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