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US: Three-Year-Old Boy Dies After Shooting Self During His Birthday Party In Texas
A third of US adults own a gun, with the right to own firearms guaranteed by the Second Amendment to the US Constitution.
US: Three-Year-Old Boy Dies After Shooting Self During His Birthday Party In Texas (Representational Image)
New Delhi: In Texas, a three-year-old boy has died after shooting himself with a gun he found during his own birthday party, said the police on Monday.
The young boy was celebrating with family and friends on Saturday in Porter,25 kilometers northeast of Houston when adults heard the gunshot while playing cards.
The boy was found with the gunshot wound to his chest and rushed to the fire station where he died, said the Montgomery Country Sheriff's Department.
As per the authorities, the boy had found a pistol that had fallen out of a relative's pocket.
The group Everytown for Gun Safety said that, since the beginning of the year, the country has seen at least 229 unintentional shootings by children, resulting in 97 deaths.
A third of the US adults own a gun, with the right to own firearms guaranteed by the Second Amendment to the US Constitution.
(With Inputs from AFP)