Incident

3-28-2024 Pennsylvania Allentown 1-0

Location

March 28, 2024

939 E Hamilton St
Allentown, Pennsylvania

Participants

  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Elijah Abreu Borgen
  • Age: 3
  • Age Group: Child 0-11
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Killed

Incident Characteristics

  • Shot - Dead (murder, accidental, or suicide)
  • Accidental Shooting
  • Accidental Shooting - Death
  • Accidental/Negligent Discharge
  • Self-Inflicted (not suicide or suicide attempt - NO PERP)
  • Playing with gun
  • Child Involved Incident
  • Child killed self

Notes

Father left loaded handgun on couch with 2 kids; son picked up handgun and accidentally shot self in chest;

Guns Involved

1 gun involved.

  • Type: 9mm

District

Congressional District: 7
State Senate District: 14
State House District: 22