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Police: 6-year-old in East Cleveland shoots himself in head with gun found in closet

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EAST CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) -

East Cleveland Police have confirmed a 6-year-old boy shot himself in the head after he found a gun in a closet at his home.

The boy is in surgery tonight at Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital.

Police said they have one person in custody on child endangerment charges. The person could be facing additional charges due to a criminal history.

Witnesses tell 19 Action News the family has lived at the home on 14517 Orinoco Avenue for a few months. One witness saw the boy being loaded into the ambulance and several cars following the ambulance to Rainbow

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