Police: Child finds gun in car, accidentally shoots self in SC

South Carolina News

GREENWOOD, S.C. (AP) — Police in South Carolina are investigating after a 9-year-old child shot himself while playing with a gun.

The Greenwood Police Department said it happened Thursday afternoon.

Police spokesman Jonathan Link said the injuries appeared to be non-life-threatening.

Link said the boy found the weapon in the center console of a vehicle and was playing with it when it discharged.

No charges have been filed, but Link says the case remains under investigation.

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