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Child dies after being shot in head in NE Arkansas

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FONTAINE, Ark. (AP) - Greene County authorities say a 3-year-old boy died after being shot in the head by a relative at a home near Fontaine in northeastern Arkansas.

Sheriff Dan Langston told reporters that the boy was shot by a relative about noon Saturday and was pronounced dead at a Paragould hospital.

Langston declined to release the names of the boy and the relative who fired the shot. The sheriff said the investigation into the shooting is not yet complete.

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