MILWAUKEE (AP) – Milwaukee police say they believe a 4-year-old boy accidentally shot himself after finding a handgun in his home.
A police spokesman said Thursday the boy is still being treated at a hospital.
WISN-TV reports a 35-year-old man who lives at the Milwaukee home was arrested on suspicion of being a felon in possession of a firearm.
The shooting happened about 5 p.m. Wednesday at a home on Milwaukee’s north side.
Authorities say many of the witnesses to the shooting are children.