Incident

8-24-2017 Pennsylvania Philadelphia 1-0

Location

August 24, 2017

2600 block of S Hicks St
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Geolocation: 39.9184, -75.1733

Participants

  • Type: Victim
  • Age: 11
  • 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
  • Possession of gun by felon or prohibited person
  • Brandishing/flourishing/open carry/lost/found

Notes

11yo found gun in parent's bedroom; just after midnight; legally registered handgun;

Guns Involved

1 gun involved.

  • Type: Handgun
  • Stolen: Not-stolen

District

Congressional District: 1
State Senate District: 1
State House District: 185