3-year-old child hospitalized for gunshot wound in Phoenix
A 3-year-old child was hospitalized for a gunshot wound on Saturday after Phoenix officers responded to shots being fired near 19th Avenue and Indian School Road.
When officers arrived at around 3:30 pm, they found a child with a gunshot wound, police said. The child was conscious and transported to a hospital.
The child remained hospitalized and in critical condition as of 5:30 pm on Saturday, according to Sgt. Phil Krynsky, a spokesperson for the Phoenix Police Department.
“Preliminary information suggests the incident was accidental and self-inflicted, however the investigation is active,” Krynsky said.