Detectives investigate death of Lee County 3-year-old

Published: Tuesday, January 12, 2010 at 10:58 a.m.
Last Modified: Tuesday, January 12, 2010 at 10:58 a.m.

FORT MYERS, Fla. — Lee County detectives are investigating the shooting death of a 3-year-old boy.

Ian Heath Allen's great-grandmother called police shortly before 8 p.m. Monday, saying he had shot himself in the head.

Ian was rushed to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Investigators didn't immediately say what type of firearm the boy used or how he got ahold of it.

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