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Toddler in Florida shot and killed mother after finding unsecured gun

A toddler in Florida, US has fatally shot a woman during an online video call after finding an unsecured gun.

A woman on the other end of the video call called 911 after hearing a gunshot and seeing the woman, identified as Shamaya Lynn, falling backwards.

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The 21-year-old was found dead in her home in Orlando by Police on Thursday, August 12th.

“Investigators determined that the injury was caused by a toddler who found a loaded handgun, which was left unsecured by an adult in the apartment,” Police said in a statement.

Police said the victim was shot in the head, and although Police did not confirm the nature of the relationship between the toddler and victim, local media have reported that she was the toddler’s mother.

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Investigations into the incident are ongoing.

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