North Las Vegas PD: 3-year-old apparently shoots self

The North Las Vegas Police Department released this photograph in relation to the shooting of a 3-year-old child.
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NORTH LAS VEGAS, Nev. (AP) - The North Las Vegas Police Department says a 3-year-old child is hospitalized in critical condition with an apparently self-inflicted gunshot wound.

Police say the shooting occurred Saturday at a home in the Las Vegas suburb and that the child apparently got access to a gun left unattended.

Police say they're investigating circumstances of how the child got access to the gun, but a Twitter post by the department carried a hashtag of "#LockUpYourGuns."

No additional information was immediately available.

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