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Madison Township Toddler Killed In Accidental Shooting

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Authorities are investigating the death of a 3-year-old boy who reportedly shot himself at a home in Madison Township on Sunday.

Madison Township Police called to a home around 9 a.m. Sunday for a boy with a gunshot wound to the head. He was taken to Nationwide Children’s Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Police say the boy's father told officers he keeps a loaded gun in the kitchen. The father says the family was awakened by the sound of a gunshot and found the boy in the living room.

Police haven't publicly identified the boy or his parents.