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Family IDs 4-year-old killed in accidental shooting

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ROBERTSON COUNTY, KY (FOX19) -

Family members have identified a 4-year-old killed in an accidental shooting Tuesday.

Relatives told LEX 18 they waited nearly an hour for first responders to arrive after Jacob Brockman was shot.

Bracken County EMS transported the boy to Meadowview Regional Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.

Relatives said the gun belonged to his uncle, who is a police officer. It was inside of a truck.

Officers were called to Pinhook Rd., outside of Mt. Olivet, around 11:30 a.m. for reports of a child shot in the head.

At this time, no charges have been filed.

Kentucky State Police continue to investigate.

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