LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Authorities have released the identity of a 3-year-old boy who died after suffering a gunshot wound inside a Louisville home.

Jefferson County Deputy Coroner Rita Taylor said the boy was Anthony Blake Wells. Taylor said in an email that the boy died at 4:25 a.m. Monday at Kosair Children’s Hospital of an accidental self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head.

Louisville Metro Police Department spokeswoman Alicia Smiley told media the shooting occurred shortly before 11 p.m. Sunday in a residence in the Algonquin neighborhood.

Smiley says other people were home at the time of the shooting but no one else was hurt.

The address where the shooting occurred is the same street where police said a 4-year-old girl accidentally wounded herself with firearm a month ago.

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