Ohio police officer’s 2-year-old son dies after shooting self

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CLEVELAND, Ohio – The 2-year-old son of a Cleveland Police officer fatally shot himself with his father’s service weapon Friday, the Cleveland Police Department said in a statement.

Officers responded to a home on Library Avenue around 10:30 a.m. and took the child to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

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The boy’s father has been with the Cleveland Police Department since 1993 and has not been identified.

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Police have made no arrests and are investigating.

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