Incident

8-12-2015 Pennsylvania Philadelphia 1-0

Location

August 12, 2015

1100 block of East Chelten Avenue
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Geolocation: 40.0497, -75.1602

Participants

  • Type: Victim
  • Age: 8
  • Age Group: Child 0-11
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Injured

Incident Characteristics

  • Shot - Wounded/Injured
  • Accidental Shooting
  • Accidental Shooting - Injury
  • Child Involved Incident
  • Child picked up & fired gun
  • Child injured self

Notes

Family says boy found gun in a bag & shot himself. Bag and gun could not be found. Police are still investigating.

District

Congressional District: 2