WICHITA, Kansas – A 19-month-old Wichita toddler who died after being accidentally shot by his 4-year-old brother has been identified as Ty’Marion Savoy Blacknell.
Ty’Marion’s 4-year-old brother was trying to lift a loaded handgun from a nightstand when it went off.
Ty’Marion was hit in the chest.
Police Lt. Todd Ojile says three children were in the bedroom when the 4-year-old found the 9 mm handgun and accidentally pulled the trigger.
The children’s 33-year-old father and his 22-year-old brother were in the living room when the shooting occurred.
The two men took Ty’Marion to the hospital after calling 911.
He was pronounced dead shortly after.