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2-year-old Oklahoma boy has head injury after shooting self

The Associated Press and KFOR - May 28, 2017 9:45 am

2-year-old Oklahoma boy has head injury after shooting self
(Information from: KFOR-TV, http://www.kfor.com)
YUKON, Okla. (AP) – A two-year-old boy is undergoing medical treatment after police say he accidentally shot himself with a gun.
Oklahoma City television station KFOR reports that the child was taken to a hospital after Saturday’s shooting. Officials say the child sustained a head injury but is expected to survive.
The incident occurred about 11:45 a.m. at a residence in Yukon, Oklahoma, an Oklahoma City suburb. Police received a call from child welfare officials saying a child had shot himself with a gun.
Details of the incident were not immediately available, but officials say initial reports indicate the shooting was an accident. Police are investigating to determine whether the gun was secured at the time of the incident.
The child’s identity and the hospital where he’s being treated were not immediately released.


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