NC 3-year-old fatally shoots himself after finding gun at father’s store

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LUMBERTON, N.C. — A 3-year-old boy died Monday morning after accidentally shooting himself with a gun he found at his father’s business, according to WNCN.

The boy shot himself just before 11 a.m. at a store located at 2205 Martin Luther King Drive in Lumberton.

Police told WNCN that the boy’s father, Manal Abdelaziz, 56, called 911 immediately.

The boy was rushed to the hospital but died from his injuries.

It is still unclear whether charges will be filed.

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