Cleveland police officer’s toddler son fatally shoots self

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CLEVELAND — The 2-year-old son of a Cleveland police officer fatally shot himself with his father’s service weapon Friday morning, police said in a statement.

Officers responded to a home on Library Avenue about 10:30 a.m. and took the child to MetroHealth Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.

The boy’s unidentified father has been with the┬ádepartment since 1993.

Police are investigating.