Police: 4-year-old dies in Tampa accidental shooting

There are few details about the accident that happened in Old Seminole Heights.

Tampa police are investigating after a 4-year-old boy fatally shot himself on Sunday.

It happened in the 1000 block of East Hanna Avenue about 5:46 p.m. Sunday, police said.

Police say Ashton Gooding found the loaded handgun in the home and the weapon discharged. Crews took Gooding to the Tampa General Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

The investigation by Tampa police and the State Attorney's Office is continuing.

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