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Toddler Shot 2 Other Kids at Michigan Home Day Care, Police Say

/ Source: Associated Press
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Police investigate at a home where two children were shot in Dearborn, Mich., on Sept. 27, 2017. Police said the young children were wounded in the apparently accidental shooting at the home that was being used for childcare in suburban Detroit.Tanya Moutzalias / The Ann Arbor News via AP

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DEARBORN, Mich. — Police say a toddler accidentally shot and wounded two other children at a home day care facility in suburban Detroit.

Dearborn Police Chief Ronald Haddad says a preliminary investigation has determined that the toddler "accessed a handgun and the weapon discharged" at around 10:20 a.m. Wednesday.

Police said Thursday that the wounded 3 years olds are in serious but stable condition at a hospital.

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Police investigate at a home where two children were shot in Dearborn, Mich., on Sept. 27, 2017. Police said the young children were wounded in the apparently accidental shooting at the home that was being used for childcare in suburban Detroit.Tanya Moutzalias / The Ann Arbor News via AP

Haddad says the gun was kept in the Dearborn home. Several other children were in the home at the time of the shooting. They were taken to the police station to be reunited with their parents.

No one has been charged. Police say investigators plan to meet with prosecutors to determine whether charges will be brought.

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