(CBS DETROIT) – Detroit police are investigating after a 7-year-old boy accidentally shot himself.
It happened Wednesday night in a home near I-96 and Oakland Boulevard where the child was allegedly playing with a gun and accidentally shot himself in the hand and leg.READ MORE: Michigan Announces $1.5 Million Tuition Giveaway, 100 Children To Receive $15,000
WWJ reports, now officials are investigating how the boy was able to get access to the weapon.READ MORE: AAA Offers 'Tow To Go' Program During Memorial Day Weekend
Officials also say the child is “alert and talking.”MORE NEWS: Holiday Travel And Gas: What To Expect At The Pump
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