Toddler killed in accidental shooting outside Texas park, police say

FORT WORTH, Texas — A toddler died in an apparent accidental shooting outside a Texas park, authorities said.

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According to KXAS and KDFW, the incident occurred shortly after 3 p.m. Sunday at Oakland Lake Park in Fort Worth. Fort Worth police said the 3-year-old girl somehow gained access to a gun, which discharged, striking her, the news outlets reported.

The child was taken to a nearby hospital, where she later died, authorities said.

Police have not charged anyone in connection with the incident, KXAS reported. The child’s name wasn’t immediately available.

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