MPD: 2-year-old boy finds gun, accidentally shoots self
MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- A 2-year-old child got his hands on a gun and shot himself inside a home on North Lovers Lane Road in Milwaukee, just north of Hampton Avenue.
The incident happened Tuesday, June 2, but police said it was not reported until Thursday, June 4, when the child was brought to a hospital for treatment.
Milwaukee police said the child sustained a non-life threatening injury.
A 23-year-old man from Milwaukee and a 21-year-old woman from Milwaukee were arrested in connection to this incident. Criminal charges will be referred to the Milwaukee County District Attorney’s Office in the upcoming days.