Police investigate accidental shooting death of child in Clinton, Mo.

CLINTON, Mo. -- The Clinton, Mo. Police Department is investigating the accidental shooting death of a child.

Officers responded Tuesday at 12:30 p.m. to a home in the 500 block of South 11th Street Terrace.

The officers found the boy, 4, on the floor of the kitchen where his mother was attempting first aid. At the time the boy was breathing. Paramedics flew the boy to a Kansas City hospital. He later died.

Police say the boy found a firearm in the kitchen.

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