Boy, 3, accidentally shot to death by 7-year-old near Toledo

TOLEDO, OH (AP) – Police say a 3-year-old boy was accidentally shot to death by a 7-year-old in Ohio.

Investigators say they are trying to determine how the 7-year-old got hold of the weapon. Police say several adults were in the home at the time of the shooting early Saturday afternoon in Toledo.

The autopsy showed that 3-year-old Tyrne Hoskins died from a gunshot wound to the torso. Police say the toddler was pronounced dead at a hospital.

Police say the investigation is continuing. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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