Incident

11-10-2016 North Carolina Bessemer City 1-1

Location

November 10, 2016

200 block of New Moon Lane
Bessemer City, North Carolina
Geolocation: 35.2617, -81.3156

Participants

  • Type: Victim
  • Age: 2
  • Age Group: Child 0-11
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Injured
  • Type: Subject-Suspect
  • Name: Michael Walls
  • Age: 28
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Unharmed, Arrested

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 by child
  • Child injured self

Notes

child shot self in stomach with father's gun at mobile home

Guns Involved

1 gun involved.

  • Type: Unknown
  • Stolen: Unknown

District

Congressional District: 10
State Senate District: 43
State House District: 110