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Child shoots another accidentally

Posted April 25th, 2014 @ 10:01pm by WTVN Newsroom

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WTVN) -- A 7 year old child was taken to Nationwide Children's Hospital Friday evening after police say he was shot by a 4-year old playing with a gun at a home on E. Morrill Ave.

Columbus Police were called to the home around 7 p.m. Friday. They found the boy had been shot in the arm.

"It was just an accident," the boy's grandfather told our news partners at ABC6. "Everything is alright."

Police are investigating how the child was able to get a hold of the gun. We're told several adults were inside the home at the time.

So far, no charges have been filed.

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