1-year-old minor shot dead by toddler at Royal Avenue NE

A 1-year-old minor has died after police say a 3-year-old toddler found an unsecured handgun in a resident.

The Canton Police Department say dispatchers received a 911 call at about 5:30 p.m. Monday in a Royal Avenue NE residence.

Arriving officials located the child with gunshot injuries.

He was transported to Cleveland Clinic Mercy Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead at the evening hours of the day.

This is a developing story.