Updated: 5-year-old boy dead after accidental shooting in Talladega

A Talladega 5-year-old boy died Thursday morning after an accidental shooting.

The child has been identified as Michael Swain, Jr.


A five-year-old passed away Thursday morning after an accidental shooting in Talladega, City Manager Patrick Bryant confirms.

Police responded to the scene at 7:30 a.m., where they found a young boy suffering from a gunshot wound.

The boy died an hour later at Citizen's Brookwood Baptist Medical Center.


Nothing further is available at this time.

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