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3-year-old dies after apparently shooting self, police say

No one is under arrest at this time and the investigation is ongoing, Denver Police said.

DENVER — A 3-year-old boy who was injured in an apparent self-inflicted shooting on April 17 has died, the Denver Police Department (DPD) said on Monday.

Officers responded to the shooting around 5:20 p.m. April 17 in the 1700 block of South Pecos Street, DPD said. That's near Ruby Hill Park, just south of West Mexico Avenue.

The child was taken by private vehicle to a hospital, DPD said.

"At this stage of the investigation, it appears the shooting was accidental and self-inflicted," DPD said in a tweet at the time. 

The investigation is active and ongoing, and no arrests have been made, DPD said.

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