Police: 3-year-old boy taken to hospital after finding gun at Detroit apartment

Child’s condition unknown

A 3-year-old boy was shot Friday on Detroit's east side.

DETROIT – A 3-year-old boy has been rushed to a hospital after he found a gun and injured himself at a Detroit apartment, police said.

UPDATE: 3-year-old Detroit boy in stable condition after being shot; woman arrested

The shooting happened Friday afternoon (Jan. 14) at an apartment on East Lafayette Street near , according to authorities.

Officials said the child was taken to a nearby hospital. His condition is unknown.

Police were still at the home Friday night. No additional information has been revealed.


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