Mobile Fire-Rescue confirms a one year old was transported to a local hospital after reports of a possible accidental shooting on Domain Street in Mobile, near the intersection of Three Notch Road and Schillinger Road in Tillman's Corner.
Acccording to Mobile Police Chief Lawrence Battiste around 2pm today police responded. The child was taken to the hospital but did not survive.
The mother, the 1-year-old, and another 2-year-old child were also home at the time of the shooting.
The mother went behind to a detached building out back to tell her mother-in-law that she was about to leave when the 2-year-old emerged and reported to his mother that his ears were ringing.
There are two other siblings who were at school when the shooting occurred.
The weapon, believed to be a 9mm, is believed to belong to the mother-in-law.
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