JPD investigating after child injured in accidental, self-inflicted shooting

JPD investigating after child injured in accidental, self-inflicted shooting
Child injured in self inflicted shooting.

JACKSON, MS (WLBT) - Jackson police are investigating after a small child was injured in a self-inflicted shooting.

It happened at the 5300 Block of N. State Street just after 12 p.m.

Officers later learned that the child was inside a vehicle when he somehow obtained a firearm and it discharged.

The child was transported to an area hospital with a non life-threatening injury and is in stable condition.

Investigators are speaking with a parent to determine how the child came about the firearm. No charges have been filed.

This investigation is ongoing.

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