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UPDATE: Five-month-old dies from gunshot wound

Okaloosa County Sheriff's Deputies say a work crew found the woman bleeding on the ground outside of her pickup truck parked at The Boardwalk on Okaloosa Island. A baby was found dead inside the truck. (Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office)
Okaloosa County Sheriff's Deputies say a work crew found the woman bleeding on the ground outside of her pickup truck parked at The Boardwalk on Okaloosa Island. A baby was found dead inside the truck. (Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office)(WJHG)
Published: Mar. 26, 2020 at 12:48 PM CDT
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We're learning more about a case out of Okaloosa County involving the murder of a baby.

Okaloosa County Sheriff's Deputies say Wednesday a crew of workers found a 30-year-old woman bleeding on the ground near her pickup truck outside of The Boardwalk on Okaloosa Island. When deputies arrived, they say they found the child inside the truck, dead. It appears the woman suffered a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

An autopsy Thursday revealed the child died from a gunshot wound to the torso.

Investigators believe this was a murder/suicide attempt.

Deputies say the mother is in stable condition at a local hospital.

They say the investigation remains active and identities will be revealed at a later time.

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