Broken Arrow toddler dies in tragic accident

courtesy of KJRH

courtesy of KJRH

BROKEN ARROW, Okla – A tragic accident occurred Tuesday evening in Broken Arrow.

Officials reported that a two-year-old boy had died in an accidental shooting.

Broken Arrow police corporal Leon Calhoun said that the shooting occurred at a home on east Aurora street.

The boy shot himself in the upper torso with a handgun.

Reports say that the child later died at the local hospital.

Authorities are calling this “a tragic accident,” and investigators have not said how the boy was able to access the weapon.