MAPLE HEIGHTS, Ohio (AP) — Authorities are investigating the death of a 5-year-old boy who shot himself in the head inside a home in a Cleveland suburb.
Maple Heights police responded to the home around 11:50 p.m. Tuesday after receiving a 911 call about the shooting. The child was pronounced dead at the scene a short time later.READ MORE: Fall 2021 Back To School Mask Guide
Authorities have not said how the child obtained the weapon or provided further details about the shooting, citing the ongoing investigation. No other injuries were reported in the incident.READ MORE: Pa. State Senator Doug Mastriano Hopes To Issue Election Subpoenas Within 2 Weeks
The shooting is under investigation by Maple Heights police and the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation.MORE NEWS: 2 North Side Restaurants To Require Proof Of COVID-19 Vaccination
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