IMPD: 9-year-old hospitalized after shooting himself in hand with dad’s gun

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INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – A young boy is hospitalized after an accidental shooting on the north side of Indianapolis.

The incident happened just after 12 a.m. near 46th Street and Norwaldo Street.

A 9-year-old boy was in a car when he got hold of his father’s gun and shot himself in the hand.

The child was rushed to Eskenazi Hospital. Police are investigating the incident.