4-year-old shot in arm in Indianapolis by child

police lights crime

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indianapolis police say a 4-year-old has been shot in the arm by another child.

Indianapolis Metropolitan police tell The Indianapolis Star the 4-year-old whose name was not immediately released is in stable condition at Community North Hospital.

Police say officers were called about the shooting at a home on the north side of Indianapolis about 2:45 p.m. Monday. Dispatchers say the gun used belonged to a parent, and that the child who was holding the gun when it went off found the weapon inside the home.

___

Information from: The Indianapolis Star, http://www.indystar.com

 

Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

WANE.com provides commenting on many stories to allow for constructive discussion. In order to comment, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms and Conditions. Anyone violating these terms, including the use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinion of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, flag it so our moderators can review.

blog comments powered by Disqus