Man dies after gun stashed in diaper bag goes off while he's changing a kid outside Chuck E Cheese 

Mail Online | 4/16/2019 | Snejana Farberov For; Reporter
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An Alabama man has died days after he was accidentally shot outside a Chuck E. Cheese restaurant when a gun discharged inside a baby's diaper bag.

The Jefferson County coroner's office identified the man as being 22-year-old Timothy Roshun Smith Jr on Tuesday, reports.

Police - Birmingham - Suburb - Vestavia - Hills

Police in the Birmingham suburb of Vestavia Hills say Smith was preparing to change his daughter's diaper in a car outside the pizza restaurant Saturday when a gun stored in the diaper bag went off, hitting them both.

Police say the girl was shot in the leg and the man in the chest. The girl's injuries weren't considered life threatening.

Lt - Michael - Keller - Investigators - Man

Lt. Michael Keller says investigators believe the man was searching inside the diaper bag when he hit the weapon and it fired accidentally.

'This was a tragic accident and condolences from the VHPD and VHFD go out to the family involved,' the police said in a statement.

Incident - Place - Saturday - Parking - Lot

The incident took place just before 3pm on Saturday in the parking lot...
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