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Child dies in accidental shooting in Warrenville on Monday evening

September 26, 2018

A 3-year-old Warrenville child who was shot Monday evening has died, according to a press release from the Aiken County Sheriff’s Office.

The child was taken to a nearby hospital by Aiken County Emergency Services. It was later reported the child was pronounced dead at the hospital, according to the release.

The child’s death stems from a reported accidental shooting Monday evening at the 1100 block of Oxpens Road in Warrenville.

The Aiken County Sheriff’s Office responded to the event around 6:47 p.m., according to the same release.

Upon arriving, deputies found the 911 caller, the child’s mother, and the child in the front yard, with the child suffering from an apparent gunshot wound.

The Aiken County Sheriff’s Office and the Aiken County Coroner’s Office are currently investigating.

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