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A two-year-old boy named ‘Leighton Seals’ picked up a handgun and accidentally shot himself dead as his mother fed her baby daughter. Shortly after noon on Tuesday, Leighton Seals died after discovering a nine-millimeter Ruger handgun in the bedroom of his home in Fairmount, Indiana.
He was 2 years old. His mother named ‘Caci Seals‘ is 22 years old
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At the time of the shooting, his mother, Caci Seals was just feet away from him. Noah Collins, Leighton’s dad, was out at the time. An Indiana State Police spokesperson, describing the disaster that ensued, said: ‘Evidence indicates the boy pulled the trigger on the Ruger and was struck by a single bullet.’
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Leighton was rushed to the hospital, but he could not be saved by the doctors and was later pronounced dead. A police spokesperson said that there was an “ongoing investigation” into the death of Leighton.
The spokesman added that no further information will be provided about the circumstances surrounding the incident, including where the gun was when Leighton picked it up.
The spokesman added that after the investigation had concluded, their findings would be passed to a prosecutor, meaning criminal charges could follow.
A page set up through GoFundMe to pay for Leighton’s funeral said:
Leighton unexpectedly passed away on December 15, 2020. Our family is understandably shocked by this loss and unfortunately not prepared for all that goes along with planning a funeral at this time. If you knew Leighton, you’d know that he was smart, funny and fun to be around. He loves his family and loved life. We are raising money to assist with unexpected funeral costs, services, and time Noah will have to take off of work to care for Caci and Raelynn. We are forever grateful and overwhelmed by your kindness, prayers, love, and support during this time.