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Police: Toddler shoots 2 other children at Michigan day care

Police: Toddler shoots 2 other children at Michigan day care
Police investigate a home where two children were shot in Dearborn, Mich., on Sept. 27, 2017. (Tanya Moutzalias / Associated Press)

Police say a toddler accidentally shot and injured two other children at a home day care facility in suburban Detroit.

Dearborn Police Chief Ronald Haddad says a preliminary investigation revealed that the toddler "accessed a handgun and the weapon discharged" about 10:20 a.m. Wednesday.

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The wounded children both are believed to be 3 years old. They are hospitalized in critical, but stable condition.

Haddad says the gun was kept in the Dearborn home, west of Detroit. Several other children were at the home at the time of the shooting. They were taken to the police station to be reunited with their parents.

The shooting remains under investigation. No one has been charged.

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