- Associated Press - Monday, January 9, 2017

JACKSON, Tenn. (AP) - Investigators in Jackson are asking the public for information about an 11-year-old child who was found shot at a hotel and later died.

The Jackson Police Department says officers found a child with a gunshot wound at an Americas’ Best Value Inn on Friday night. Police say the child, who was not identified, died at a hospital in Memphis on Saturday morning.

Police say preliminary findings show the shooting was accidental, but authorities are still investigating. An autopsy is being performed.

No more details have been released. Anyone with information about the case should contact Jackson police.

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