- Associated Press - Sunday, March 12, 2017

PITTSBURGH (AP) - Authorities in western Pennsylvania are investigating the death of a 3-year-old girl in Pittsburgh from a gunshot wound.

The city’s public safety department said the girl was brought into Allegheny General Hospital shortly after 1 p.m. Sunday with a single gunshot wound. The child was pronounced dead at the hospital.

Investigators said the child was shot in a home in the Mount Washington neighborhood, and the mother left the residence “with her daughter in her arms.” Police said a driver took them to the hospital. The circumstances of the shooting are under investigation.

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