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.