• South Carolina toddler fatally shoots himself after finding gun

    Updated:

    GREENVILLE, S.C. - Investigators say a 2-year-old upstate South Carolina boy fatally shot himself after finding a gun.

    Greenville County Sheriff's spokesman Lt. Ryan Flood says the shooting happened Thursday afternoon near Greenville.

    The coroner identifies the dead child as 2-year-old Kayden John Stuber.

    [ALSO READ: Officials charge father of 1-year-old in accidental shooting]

    Flood says deputies tried to aid the child before paramedics arrived. Stuber was pronounced dead while on the way to a hospital.

    The Greenville County Sheriff's Office and Greenville County coroner are investigating.

    The Greenville News reports an autopsy is scheduled for Friday.

    Next Up: