4-year-old dies after accidental shooting while playing with father

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MONROE Co., Ind. (WTWO/WAWV) — A child in Bloomington has died after an accidental shooting.

Police said a 36-year-old man was play-wrestling with his four-year-old son on January 19, when a gun fell from the small of his back, firing a shot that struck the child in the head.

Police said the father was also struck in the head by the bullet, but is expected to be okay.

No charges have been filed as the incident remains under investigation.

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