MPD: 2-year-old accidentally shoots self; 30-year-old man arrested

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- Milwaukee police say a 2-year-old child is in stable condition after accidentally shooting himself Tuesday morning, May 24.

Officials say it happened near 12th and Wright just before 11:30 a.m.

Police say the child was taken to an area hospital for treatment of serious injuries. He is expected to survive. 

A 30-year-old Milwaukee man was arrested in connection to the incident and criminal charges will be referred to the Milwaukee County District Attorney's Office in the upcoming days. 

Milwaukee police would like to remind the public to keep firearms locked with a gunlock and secured in an area out of reach of children. 

Anyone who needs a gunlock is asked to contact their local district.

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