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UPDATE: Woman dies after being shot in Delaware County home

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DUNDEE (KWWL) -

The Iowa Department of Public Safety is investigating the shooting death of a Dundee woman on Thursday evening.

According to DPS, the Delaware County Sheriff's Office was called to a home in the 1700 block of 120th Street in Dundee at around 5:07 p.m. for a report of a woman suffering from a gunshot wound.

Deputies found Amy Hettinger, 41, with a gunshot wound.  She was taken to a hospital where she later died.

Officials say Hettinger was shot by a 10-year old child who was handling a loaded handgun. The weapon belonged to another family member.

An autopsy found the shooting was accidental.

The case will now go to the Delaware County Attorney's Office for review.

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