MARTIC TOWNSHIP, Pa. (WHTM) — A three-year-old has died after the Lancaster County Coroner’s Office said he suffered a firearm-related injury.
According to the Lancaster County Coroner’s Office, at 7:10 p.m. on Friday, Oct 20, their office responded to the 900 block of River Road in Martic Township, Lancaster County for a reported shooting. Coroner investigators arrived and found a three-year-old boy inside a travel trailer that was parked at a campground.
The coroner’s office stated that the boy was pronounced deceased and that a physical assessment at the scene revealed a firearm-related injury.
A preliminary investigation revealed no suspicious circumstances, according to the coroner’s office.
The boy was then transported to the Lancaster County Forensic Center for further investigation.
An autopsy was performed on the morning of Oct. 23 and it was determined that the cause of death was a result of gunshot wound to the head and has been ruled an accident.