4-Year-Old Boy Fatally Shot in the Head in Browns Mill

Police say at 7:07 pm, Pemberton Township Police were dispatched to Maricopa Trail on a report of a 4-year-old boy who suffered a gunshot wound to the head.

Police and EMS responded and the boy was transported to Virtua Deborah Hospital, where unfortunately, he was pronounced dead at 8 PM.

Police say they believe the gunshot wound was self-inflicted but the circumstances of the shooting remain under investigation and we will provide updates as we learn more about this tragic incident.