4-year-old child accidentally shot, injured in northwest Charlotte, police confirm


CHARLOTTE, N.C. (FOX 46 CHARLOTTE) – A four-year-old was shot and injured by another juvenile at a home in northwest Charlotte Monday morning, according to the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department.

Police said the shooting happened just after 11:30 a.m. at a home in the 2100 block of Long Ridge Lane.

Officers found a four-year-old with a gunshot wound who was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

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Authorities said the initial evidence shows that another juvenile at the home located an unsecured firearm and accidentally shot the child.

Detectives said they were speaking with all of the adults that live at the residences.

The investigation is still active. Anyone that may have information can call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600.


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