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HERON LAKE, Minn. — Authorities in southern Minnesota say a child died after being shot inside a home.

According to the Jackson County Sheriff's Office, officers responded Wednesday to a 911 call in Heron Lake about an injured child.

Authorities learned that a weapon was discharged inside the home and that the bullet struck the child.

The child was taken to a Windom hospital but died.

The shooting is under investigation.