Update: July 21, 2021
INDIANAPOLIS — A three-year-old boy thought to have shot himself in the hand was not shot, the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department said Tuesday.
The little boy “injured their finger while handling a firearm in the home,” according to IMPD.
There will be no charges filed and the case has been closed, according to detectives.
INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – The Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department is investigating after a 3-year-old accidentally shot their own hand.
IMPD said the investigation began after the child was taken to Community East Hospital Friday evening.
Police said the child shot was shot in the finger with a gun that was in a home. The child is awake and breathing.
No further information was provided on the situation.