2-year-old fatally shot in El Paso County

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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — A 2-year-old died after a shooting in the Colorado Springs area on Sunday night, the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office said.

The sheriff’s office said it received the call at 5:19 p.m. Just after 8 p.m., the sheriff’s office said the child had died.

Authorities said the shooting happened on Hartford Street in the Stratmoor Valley area, which is just south of Colorado Springs proper.

Sheriff’s spokeswoman Jacqueline Kirby said there were six people in the home at the time of the shooting, including the child.

Officials have not disclosed the circumstances surrounding the shooting. No suspect information was released.

What led to the shooting is under investigation.

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