4-year-old Detroit boy accidentally shoots himself after finding gun, police say

Police said boy is in stable condition

DETROIT – A 4-year-old boy found a gun and accidentally shot himself, police said.

The boy shot himself on Sunday at 11:22 p.m. in the 14400 block of Hubbell Avenue in Detroit.

He was privately conveyed to an area hospital and was listed in stable condition, police said.

The shooting is still under investigation.

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