BLENDON TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A 4-year-old child has died after being accidentally shot with a pellet gun in western Michigan’s Ottawa County, police said.
The child was shot Friday evening at a home in rural Blendon Township, which is south of Allendale, but Ottawa County Sheriff’s Office provided few details.READ MORE: Meet These Two Bear Cubs Who Have Become Inseparable At The Detroit Zoo
Emergency workers began treating the child at the home, the sheriff’s office said. The child was taken to a Grand Rapids hospital but did not survive.READ MORE: Delta Wants Other Airlines To Share ‘No-Fly’ Lists To Help Stop Unruly Passengers
Officials didn’t immediately release the child’s name or gender. Information on what led up to the child being shot wasn’t immediately available Saturday.MORE NEWS: Veteran Needs Help With Home Repairs
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