Child dies after gun discharges in southern Minnesota home

Officials are investigating after a gun was discharged in a home, striking and killing a child in Heron Lake, Minnesota.

According to the Jackson County Sheriff's Office, on Aug. 14, officials responded to a home on a report of an injured child. Authorities learned a weapon was discharged inside the home, and the bullet struck the child.

The child was transported to the hospital and later pronounced dead.