3-year-old Texas boy dies from gunshot wound while celebrating his birthday

Authorities said the little boy may have found the gun after it fell from a family member's pocket during his party in Texas.
MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Texas -- Family and friends of a 3-year-old Texas boy are mourning his loss after he died on his birthday Saturday night.

The little boy was found with a gunshot wound in his chest when deputies from the Montgomery County Sheriff's Office arrived around 4:15 p.m.

Authorities said the family was celebrating the boy's birthday and heard a gunshot while everyone was playing cards.

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Investigators said the child may have found the gun after it fell out of a family member's pocket.

The boy was rushed to a nearby fire station where he died shortly after, deputies said.
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