Child accidentally shot at home on Alba street still in hospital, seriously wounded

Mobile County

UPDATE 11/14/21 10:00 AM: At last check Sunday morning, a relative of the two-year-old boy says the child’s condition has not changed from yesterday. The child found a gun Saturday morning in his home and accidentally shot himself in the head. He was taken to a hospital with serious injuries. A police spokesperson says his condition remains critical. As far as we know, no criminal charges have been filed at this time.

“This is an active investigation, and detectives are continuing to gather information. We will provide updates as they become available,” wrote police spokesperson Katrina Frazier

ORIGINAL STORY: MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) – Family members say a young child accidentally shot himself early Saturday morning.

It happened at a home on Alba Street before 8 am. 

Family members say the child, approximately two years old, found a gun and injured himself. The child was taken to USA Children’s and Women’s hospital. The condition of the child is unknown. MFRD said the child was transported in critical condition.

Mobile Police are investigating. 

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