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5-year-old boy shot his mother in the chest with a handgun, the mother of four died



According to the police officials, the 38-year-old mother has died after her 5-year-old son accidentally shot her in the chest. This unfortunate incident occurred in the early morning hours of Friday. The responding officers found the victim suffering from a gunshot wound in her chest. She was taken by helicopter to a hospital where she later died.

Her name is Michelle Cox and police said that her 5-year-old boy pulled the trigger of the handgun that killed her. Investigators say the incident was unintentional.

The victim’s four children, who are under 13, and her 40-year-old boyfriend were also at home during the incident but were not injured. Authorities in Arizona are conducting further investigations. 

It remained unclear how the child was able to access the weapon and whether any charges were forthcoming. This is a developing story and it will be updated as new information become available.

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