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Toddler transported to Tampa after being shot

By Staff | Oct 20, 2015

A toddler was taken to a Tampa hospital after the child was accidentally shot at a Lehigh Acres home late Monday afternoon.

The injured 2-year-old was transported to Tampa Regional Hospital.

The shooting, which happened shortly before 5:30 p.m. at 554 Alabama Road, appears to be accidental, according to a release from the Lee County Sheriff’s Office issued Tuesday morning.

The Lee County Sheriff’s Office is continuing its investigation.