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Flint — Police say a 3-year-old boy has been found dead in Flint after apparently finding a loaded gun and accidentally shooting himself.

Police say they responded late Wednesday and found the child had been shot. The Flint Journal and WNEM-TV report the boy was pronounced dead on the scene.

Police say a preliminary investigation indicated the child found the unsecured weapon and that the gunshot wound was self-inflicted.

No arrests were immediately reported. Police say the death is under investigation.

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