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Man Charged With Firearm Offences After Toddler Shot Dead

Incident at Lalor Park

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Police have addressed the media this morning regarding the death of a 3-year-old girl in Sydney's West overnight.

The toddler died following a gunshot wound to the neck at 8pm on Sunday evening.

The incident occurred in Lalor Park.

"A 43-year-old man from Arncliffe has been charged with a number of firearm offences, as well as contravening an apprehended violence order. That male person will appear later today in Blacktown local court," a police spokesperson said.

"That male is the father of the child who passed away.

"I'm not in a position to talk about the domestic circumstances - that matter is before the court."

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It is unclear whether the girl shot herself in the neck or someone else was involved. 

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