CENTER POINT, Ala. (AP) - A 3-year-old boy is dead after accidentally shooting himself in the head.
The incident happened Tuesday night around 8:30 at a residence in Center Point.
According to Randy Christian, a spokesman for the Jefferson County sheriff's department, the youngster found the revolver in an upstairs bedroom closet.
He said the child's great-grandmother and brother were in another room when the shooting occurred.
Authorities declined to release the boy's name.
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