KAUFMAN COUNTY, Texas -- A 2-year-old child was killed in what's being called an "accidental shooting" in Kaufman County.

The sheriff's office says it responded to the incident Monday in the 9500 block of Timber Trail in the town of Scurry, Texas.

The child's mother was standing outside her vehicle speaking with a serviceman with her children inside the car. The toddler found a gun and discharged it.

Toddler shot in Kaufman County
Toddler shot in Kaufman County

He was wounded and taken to Texas Health Presbyterian where he died. No other injuries were reported.

An investigation is underway.