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Police: 5-year-old Louisiana girl fatally shot while playing with handgun

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Early Saturday morning, a 5-year-old LaPlace, Louisiana, girl playing with a handgun shot herself to death, according to the St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff's office.

At 9:44 a.m., the Sheriff's Office responded to a call for a medical emergency on Country Club Drive in LaPlace.

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