Crime

Pinellas 2-year-old dies after finding a gun in family car and shooting himself

PINELLAS COUNTY -- A 2-year-old boy died Wednesday night after finding a gun and accidentally shooting himself in the chest, the Pinellas County Sheriff's Office reported.

According to deputies, a couple was moving in the 1000 block of Misty Hollow Lane in East Lake when they left toddler Kaleb Ahles alone in a car. Deputies said the toddler found a gun in the glovebox and and shot himself in the chest with a .380-caliber handgun.

Ahles was transported to Trinity Hospital where he died.

No charges are expected to be filed.

More information as it becomes available.

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