PORTAGE, lnd. — A 2-year-old girl died Tuesday after accidentally shooting herself with a family-owned firearm in Portage, Indiana.

First responders in Portage were called to the 100 block of Coral Avenue just after 11 a.m. on the report that a 2-year-old had suffered a gunshot wound.

The child was rushed to a nearby hospital and then airlifted to an Illinois trauma center for treatment, where she later died.

The preliminary investigation suggests that once the child retrieved the gun, she fired a single round and struck herself.

No other children were inside the home at the time of the incident, police added.

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An autopsy was scheduled for Thursday.

Charges could be forthcoming pending an investigation.