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Boy, 3, dies at his birthday celebration after accidentally shooting himself with family member’s gun
A 3-year-old boy has died at his birthday celebration after finding a family member’s gun and accidentally shooting himself in the chest. The incident occurred at approximately 4:15 p.m. at a family residence in Porter, Texas, according to the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office, when authorities were called to the home and found a 3-year-old boy with a gunshot wound to his chest. “Family and friends had gathered earlier to celebrate the birthday of the three-year-old, and while playing cards, heard a gunshot,” the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office said in a statement released to social media.