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3-year-old boy injured after finding gun inside Richmond apartment

3-year-old boy injured after finding gun inside Richmond apartment
Posted at 6:07 PM, Jun 22, 2021
and last updated 2021-06-22 19:08:44-04

RICHMOND, Va. -- A three-year-old boy is recovering from a gunshot wound he suffered after he shot himself in a South Richmond apartment, Crime Insider sources told Jon Burkett.

The child picked up the unattended gun left inside the home at about 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, June 22.

Police are investigating and have confirmed a juvenile male was injured inside the Petoskey Avenue apartment.

An adult accompanied the child to the hospital.

Charges are pending the outcome of the police investigation.

This is a developing story, so anyone with more information can email newstips@wtvr.com to send a tip.