Police say a 4-year-old is killed after accidentally shooting himself in the face outside Publix.

The case has been closed.

Police say a 4-year-old is killed after accidentally shooting himself in the face outside Publix.

According to police, a 4-year-old Georgia boy shot himself accidentally with a gun while his mother was shopping in a Publix store.

Police in Dekalb County, Georgia announced that the fatal shooting of Miyell Hernandez took place at 5 p.m. on Sunday.

Miyell, his mom, an infant, and a relative aged 13 arrived at the store at 3045 Panola Road. This is the address for a Publix supermarket.

According to the release, the mother entered the store by herself and the children remained at home.

Police said that Miyell accidentally shot his self inside the vehicle. Police said that Miyell, 13, ran into the business immediately to seek help.

The child, aged four years old, was taken to the hospital and later died. The police said that no charges were filed in this case.

Mirtha Ramos, DeKalb County Police Chief, said that "our hearts and thoughts go out the Hernandez family." We ask gun owners to ensure that their guns are safe and secure.

According to the police department, an event will be held later in the month that will offer gun locks and storage tips.

A Louisiana 4-year-old boy, died last month after finding a gun inside the back of a car that he was riding in. His mother and a friend had smoked marijuana in it.

According to a report by Everytown for Gun Safety (an American gun control non-profit), there have been at most 30 children shootings that resulted in 13 deaths and 18 injury.

Last year, at least 377 children were shot unintentionally, leading to 154 deaths.

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