Child hospitalized after shooting self in hand

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INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department confirmed that a child shot himself in the hand on the city’s north east side Monday afternoon.

IMPD responded to the 9000 block of East 39th Place just after 3 p.m. for a child who was shot in the hand. Police say it was self-inflicted.

The child was taken to Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health for treatment. The extent of the child’s injuries was unclear.

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