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Los Angeles boy, 5, killed in accidental shooting

November 21, 2019 GMT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles police say a 5-year-old boy has shot himself to death in an apparent accident while handling a gun.

Authorities were called to a home in the Leimert Park neighborhood shortly after 1 p.m. Wednesday afternoon. The boy was pronounced dead at a hospital.

Investigators are trying to find out how the boy got access to the gun.