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Child dies after Self Inflicted Gun Wound Inside Burbank Home

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BURBANK, Ill. — Authorities in Burbank are investigating after a child was shot inside a Burbank home Friday afternoon and later died.

Just after 2:20 p.m., authorities responded to the 8300 block of Laramie Avenue on the report of a child shot.

Paramedics transported the child to Christ Hospital in Oak Lawn where they were pronounced dead.

Neighbors told WGN News the child may be 6 to 7 years old and said they heard it was a possible self-inflicted accidental shooting.

Additional details were not made available at this time by police.