Pratt Police Call Toddler's Death A Tragic Accident

By: KAKE News Email
By: KAKE News Email

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Wednesday, September 14, 2011

A child has died from injuries sustained from a gunshot wound.

It happened in Pratt Tuesday morning. Authorities released a statement saying a 2-year-old boy was taken to Pratt Regional Medical Center with a head injury. Investigators said the child had been shot.

He was transferred to Wesley Medical Center in Wichita where he later died from his injuries.

No names are being released at this time.

Authorities tell KAKE news the case is being investigated as a tragic accident.

Police aren't releasing any other details, saying the family is really hurting at this time. They say the incident happened in the family home in the 100 block of south Pine.

Neighbors are shocked. "It's just horrible, I feel sorry for the family," said neighbor Susan Stecklein.

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