7-year-old child shoots self accidentally inside home on Detroit’s west side

Detroit Police are investigating a report of a 7-year-old child who was shot dead with a self-inflicted wound on the west side of the city. The child is expected to recover.

The incident occurred at 10:20 p.m. on Wednesday night on Prarie Street’s 12000 block when the kid found a gun in the house and started playing with it when it was fired and hit, Detroit police said.

The doctors responded and took the child to the hospital. There is currently no condition, but the child is vigilant and speaks.

No arrests were made in connection with the incident. Investigate child protection services.

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