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Child shot and killed in Heron Lake home

Child shot and killed in Heron Lake home

Updated: August 18, 2019 04:12 PM

A child was shot and killed inside a Heron Lake home on Wednesday.

According to a press release from the Jackson County Sheriff's Office, the Heron Lake Police Department and Jackson County Sheriff's Office responded to a 911 call in Heron Lake for an injured child.

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Police learned that a weapon had been discharged inside the home and the bullet struck the child. 

The child was transported to the Windom Area Hospital where they were later pronounced dead.

The incident is still under investigation. 

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