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Toddler dies after being shot with air rifle

A 2-year-old Walthall County girl is dead after being shot with an air rifle fired by another child.  Details are incomplete, but Walthall County Sheriff's Department investigators say the toddler was shot once in the chest with a BB at a residence in the Darbun Community around 11:20 a.m. 

She died about one hour later at Marion County General Hospital. 

Investigators say the shooting appears to be an accident.

 

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