Police: Mother accidentally shoots, kills 2-year-old at Wickliffe hotel

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WICKLIFFE, Ohio– A woman accidentally shot her 2-year-old girl in a Wickliffe hotel room, police say.

Emergency crews were called to the Econo Lodge on Euclid Avenue at about 11 p.m. Friday.

Wickliffe police said when officers and paramedics arrived, they found the child with a gunshot wound to the chest. The toddler was taken to West Medical Center, where she was pronounced dead.

There were three other siblings in the hotel at the time.

Police said at this point in the investigation, it appears to be an accidental shooting. No arrests have been made. The mother is a concealed carry permit holder and owns the gun legally.

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