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Toddler left in car kills self with gun

SEATTLE - A 3-year-old boy fatally shot himself with a gun he found in a car while his family stopped for gas early Wednesday in Tacoma, police said. It was western Washington’s third recent shooting by a child.

“It is incredible in light of the other ones,’’ said Tacoma police Officer Naveed Benjamin. “You would think people would take more care, not less.’’

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