Milwaukee police: 6-year-old suffers graze wound after accidentally discharging gun
Posted: Apr 16, 2020 7:47 PM CDT
MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- Police are investigating after a 6-year-old child suffered a graze wound near 25th and Keefe on Thursday, April 16.
Authorities say the child got a hold of a firearm inside the residence around 2:57 p.m. and accidentally discharged it.
Criminal charges will be referred to the Milwaukee County District Attorney's Office in the upcoming days against a 79-year-old woman.
The police department would like to remind everyone to secure firearms with a gun lock or in a secure location to keep them out of the reach of children.