2-Year-Old Broken Arrow Boy Dies In Accidental Shooting

Wednesday, March 12th 2014, 8:04 am
By: News On 6

The Broken Arrow Police Department says a two-year-old boy died after an accidental shooting  Tuesday evening.

Police said officers were called to a home in the 3500 block of East Aurora at about 8:55 p.m. Officers learned the child had been holding the gun when it discharged striking him in the chest. 

They say the child was taken to a Broken Arrow hospital where he died.

Police did not say how he had gotten hold of the handgun.  News On 6 reporter Dan Bewley has learned the handgun belonged to the parents of the victim.

Police said the shooting was just a tragic accident.