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The Summerville Police Department says a child, about 4-years-old, accidentally shot himself.

Police responded to 811 West Richardson Avenue about 4:30 Monday for a child with a gunshot wound.  Police say the child found a weapon and shot himself.

The child was flown from the home for medical treatment.  An official with the Dorchester County EMS says the child is in critical condition with a gun shot wound to the head.

Police say the child lives in North Charleston and was visiting his grandparents in Summerville.

There is no word yet on the type of gun or where the child found it.

This is a developing story.

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