HAMPTON, Va. (AP) - Hampton Police are investigating the death of a 2-year-old boy in an accidental shooting.
Sgt. Jason Price tells media outlets that the boy was in a closet in his parents' second-floor bedroom when the incident occurred Monday night. He suffered a gunshot wound to the head.
Price says police haven't determined whether the boy shot himself. His siblings, a 4-year-old and a 1-year-old, also were on the second floor at the time. Their mother was on the first floor.
Police haven't determined how a lock box containing the handgun was opened.
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