BATTLE CREEK (WWJ/AP) – Police say a 6-year-old boy accidentally shot himself in the hand after finding a gun in an unlocked apartment.

Police say the shooting happened Thursday night in Battle Creek.

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The boy, who lives in the building, was taken to a hospital for treatment and is expected to recover.

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Police are now trying to figure out how the boy got into the apartment of the gun owner, who doesn’t have any children.

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