An Indiana toddler fatally shot himself with a gun he present in his residence Tuesday in a horrific accident, authorities stated.
Officers responded to a house in Fairmount round 12:20 p.m. the place they discovered 2-year-old Leighton Owings after he had shot himself with a loaded Ruger nine-millimeter handgun, Indiana State Police stated in a press release.
Leighton was taken to Marion Normal Hospital in Indianapolis the place he died.
The toddler was alone in a bed room whereas his mom, Caci Seals, was in one other room feeding her toddler youngster, state police stated.
The investigation is ongoing, and police stated proof will likely be turned over to the Grant County Prosecutor’s Workplace to find out whether or not any costs will likely be filed.