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3-yr-old girl’s shooting death believed accidental

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LITTLE BIT. CHRIS: WE HAVE A BREAKING UPDATE FROM OVERNIGHT, A THREE-YEAR-OLD GIRL WAS SHOT TO DEATH. ALLEGHENY COUNTY POLICE SAY THAT THERE IS STRONG EVIDENCE THAT HER FIVE-YEAR-OLD SIBLING SHOT HER BY ACCIDENT. HE MANAGED TO HAVE AN UNSECURED GUN IN THE HOME AND POLICE RESPONDED JUST AFTER 9:00 LAST NIGHT. COUNTY POLICE SAID THAT THE GUN BELONGS TO ONE OF THEIR PARENTS WHO OWNED IT LEGALLY. THE DISTRICT ATTOR

UPDATE: 3-year-old girl’s shooting death in Monroeville believed to be accidental, according to police

Heavy police presence at Cambridge Square Apartments

The Allegheny County Medical Examiner’s Office said Saturday, a 3-year-old’s shooting death Friday night is a homicide.The Allegheny County District Attorney’s Office will have to determine if charges will be filed.Monroeville Police responded to Cambridge Square Apartments off Mosside Boulevard around 9:00 p.m. where 3-year-old Braya Sanders was found dead from a gunshot wound. The agency requested Allegheny County Police to assist in the investigation.Detectives said “strong evidence” suggests a 5-year-old sibling accidently shot Braya “while handling an unsecured firearm” inside the home.She was taken to the hospital after being found shot and died there.Police said the weapon appeared to be legally owned by a parent, who investigators said is cooperating in the investigation. It’s unclear how the 5-year-old gained access to the weapon, but detectives are investigating as the case heads to the Allegheny County District Attorney’s office to determine who is responsible in this death.Investigators said Allegheny County Children, Youth, and Families has been notified, as is procedure with major incidents involving children.

MONROEVILLE, Pa. —

The Allegheny County Medical Examiner’s Office said Saturday, a 3-year-old’s shooting death Friday night is a homicide.

The Allegheny County District Attorney’s Office will have to determine if charges will be filed.

Monroeville Police responded to Cambridge Square Apartments off Mosside Boulevard around 9:00 p.m. where 3-year-old Braya Sanders was found dead from a gunshot wound. The agency requested Allegheny County Police to assist in the investigation.

Detectives said “strong evidence” suggests a 5-year-old sibling accidently shot Braya “while handling an unsecured firearm” inside the home.

She was taken to the hospital after being found shot and died there.

Police said the weapon appeared to be legally owned by a parent, who investigators said is cooperating in the investigation.

It’s unclear how the 5-year-old gained access to the weapon, but detectives are investigating as the case heads to the Allegheny County District Attorney’s office to determine who is responsible in this death.

Investigators said Allegheny County Children, Youth, and Families has been notified, as is procedure with major incidents involving children.