5 Year Old Shoots Self In Leg
Detroit 11:45PM: Detroit Police are investigating a shooting on the west side after a child gained access to an unsecured handgun and was accidentally shot in the leg. Dispatch audio suggests a friend of the child’s mother is the owner of the handgun.
The shooting occurred in the 14400 block of Hubbell according to dispatch audio. The 12th Precinct is responding to both Sinai-Grace Hospital and the shooting scene. The person who owns the weapon has yet to be detained and the weapon is said to be somewhere inside the child’s bedroom.
The child was privately conveyed to Sinai-Grace Hospital, condition unknown.
Update: The child is in stable condition.