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2-year-old dies from gunshot


April 22, 2009
A 2-year-old girl died from an apparent gunshot wound Monday evening near Milltown.

Police arrived at 7250 Speed Road, west of Milltown, after a 911 call was placed to the Crawford County Dispatch Center at 7:06 p.m.

The Crawford County Coroner's Office pronounced the girl dead at the scene. Her name was not released as of press time yesterday (Tuesday) morning.

The Crawford County Sheriff's Department requested Indiana State Police crime scene investigators and detectives.

"As of right now we are treating this as a death investigation," Senior Trooper Det. Rob Gardner said, adding an autopsy was to be performed yesterday in Louisville to determine the exact cause of death.

"Until then, we will process the scene, interview witnesses and gather all of the evidence at the scene to try to get an idea of exactly what took place."

The Milltown Police Department and Crawford County EMS assisted.

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