JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Police say a toddler has been shot and wounded in an accidental shooting after a 3-year-old found a gun in the closet.
Jackson Police Chief James Davis said the shooting happened Wednesday at the Advantages Apartment complex. WJTV-TV reports that that the toddler, who is 20 months old, was taken to a hospital.
The child’s condition was not immediately released. Davis said the toddler was shot in the shoulder, and the bullet exited the back.