Four people are dead in two separate accidents in Central Ohio. In Pataskala, investigators say a head-on collision on East Broad took three lives. One vehicle crossed the center line. Early this morning, the driver of a pick-up truck was killed when he slammed into a tree in a residential area south of Route 104 [...]
Knox County Toddler Dies From Gunshot Wound
A 3-year-old Ohio boy who shot himself in the head has died from his injuries.
The boy was pronounced dead Tuesday morning after being airlifted to Akron Children’s Hospital the night before.
The shooting occurred at a house northwest of Mount Vernon. The boy’s grandfather, parents and two younger siblings were at home when it happened.
The station reports that family members say a .45-caliber handgun was sitting on top of a television in the living room.
Authorities say a gun recovered from the house is the same gun from the shooting. Knox County Sheriff’s Capt. David Shaffer called it an “unfortunate accident.”
An autopsy is scheduled for the boy.