A Montgomery County three-year-old is dead after he accidentally shot himself at his own birthday party.
According to the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office, the tragic incident occurred just after 4 p.m. Saturday at a home in Porter.
According to witnesses, several adults were playing cards when they heard a gunshot. They found the boy with a fatal chest wound.
Investigators said the child had picked up a handgun that had fallen from a family member’s coat pocket.