- Associated Press - Wednesday, January 21, 2015

BENTON TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) - Police say a 3-year-old boy has died following an apparent accidental shooting at a home in southwestern Michigan.

Police responded early Wednesday to a home in Berrien County’s Benton Township, where they found a 3-year-old boy with a gunshot wound.

The Kalamazoo Gazette reports (http://bit.ly/1J8eUK8 ) the boy was pronounced dead at the scene.

The boy’s name wasn’t immediately released. In a statement, police say initial indications are that it was “an accidental discharge of a firearm resulting in fatality.” The death is under investigation. Police say two guns registered to one of the residents of the home were seized.

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Information from: Kalamazoo Gazette, http://www.mlive.com/kalamazoo

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