Case is still under investigation by Det. Jim T Whitaker.
Totz, Ky. (August 31, 2018) On August 31, 2018 at 11:22 a.m. Kentucky State Police, Post 10 Harlan, received a 911 call from 63 Totz Loop in the Totz community of Harlan County reference a three year old boy suffering from a fatal shot by a handgun. Troopers from Post 10 responded to the scene to begin an investigation.
Preliminary investigation indicates the three year old died from a single gunshot wound while on his front porch of his residence. The toddler was transported from the scene to Harlan County ARH Hospital where the toddler was pronounced deceased by Harlan County Coroner Jim Rich.
At this time KSP is investigating how the three year old sustained a gunshot wound while at the residence.
Case is still under investigation by Det. Jim T Whitaker. Also assisted at the scene were Harlan County Sheriff’s Department.