Incident

8-21-2018 West Virginia Iaeger 1-0

Location

August 21, 2018

Iaeger, West Virginia
Geolocation: 37.4646, -81.8137

Participants

  • Type: Victim
  • Age: 3
  • Age Group: Child 0-11
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Injured

Incident Characteristics

  • Shot - Wounded/Injured
  • Accidental Shooting
  • Accidental Shooting - Injury
  • Accidental/Negligent Discharge
  • Playing with gun
  • Child Involved Incident
  • Child injured (not child shooter)

Notes

[also reported as Welch] McDowell County, toddler accidentally shot while playing playing with gun with another young child, .38 caliber pistol

Guns Involved

1 gun involved.

  • Type: 38 Spl
  • Stolen: Unknown

District

Congressional District: 3
State Senate District: 6
State House District: 26