Child, 8, shot himself in hand on near northeast side after finding gun in bedroom

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8-year-old child shoots himself in hand

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (Aug. 21, 2015)– Police say an 8-year-old was shot in the hand Friday evening on the city’s near northeast side.

Officers responded to the 3500 block of North Temple Avenue around 4:45 p.m.

According to police at the scene the child found the gun in a bedroom, picket it up, and shot himself in the hand.

There is no word at this time as to whether any charges will be filed.