Incident

4-07-2016 Pennsylvania Philadelphia 1-0

Location

April 07, 2016

1500 block of South 32nd Street
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Geolocation: 39.9349, -75.1979

Participants

  • Type: Victim
  • Age: 9
  • Age Group: Child 0-11
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Injured

Incident Characteristics

  • Shot - Wounded/Injured
  • Accidental Shooting
  • Accidental Shooting - Injury
  • Accidental/Negligent Discharge
  • Self-Inflicted (not suicide or suicide attempt - NO PERP)
  • Playing with gun
  • Child Involved Incident
  • Child picked up & fired gun
  • Child injured self

Notes

Child found gun in parents bedroom, shot self in hand.Police said the gun was legally purchased but didn't disclose who owned it.

District

Congressional District: 2