Authorities identify Tampa toddler fatally shot at apartment complex

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TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) – Tampa Police Department detectives are investigating to see if the deadly shooting of a toddler was accidental.

Investigators say Amaya Shafi, age 17 months, suffered a single gunshot wound from a handgun owned by a family member.

Shafi’s parents took her to the hospital on Sunday afternoon, where she died.

Police say the child was shot at her family’s apartment at the Clipper Bay Apartments on S. Lois Avenue. The shooting was reported at 4:12 p.m.

Detectives have conducted initial interviews with people who were at the apartment at the time of the shooting. No arrests have been made.

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