Coroner: 12-year-old dies after accidental shooting

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MERIDIAN, Miss. (WTOK) -- Lauderdale County Coroner Clayton Cobler confirms the 12-year-old who Meridian police say accidentally shot himself has died from his injuries Tuesday afternoon.

The child's name has not been released.

The shooting happened at St. Francis Apartments in Meridian on Monday.

The child had been taken to a Jackson hospital on Monday.