5-year-old boy accidentally shoots self, police say

5-year-old boy accidentally shoots self, police say
Police say a 5-year-old boy was shot after grabbing a gun and accidentally shooting himself. (Source: Pixabay)

JACKSON, Miss. (WLBT) - Jackson Police Department is investigating a shooting Thursday afternoon.

Police say a 5-year-old boy was shot after grabbing a gun and accidentally shooting himself.

The incident happened on Del Rosa Drive just after 4 p.m.

The boy was taken to the hospital, but his injuries are not considered life-threatening.

It’s unclear how the boy got a hold of the gun or if anyone will be charged.

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