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Little Rock police: Boy, 3, in critical condition with gunshot wound

by Brianna Kwasnik | July 22, 2021 at 12:01 p.m.
A Little Rock Police Department vehicle is shown in this file photo.

A 3-year-old Little Rock boy was critically injured after suffering from what officers described as a possible self-inflicted gunshot wound, police said.

Officers responded to 1623 South Elm Street around 9:55 p.m. Wednesday for a possible accidental shooting, according to an incident report from Little Rock police.

The boy was transported to Arkansas Children’s Hospital in critical condition, police said.

According to police, three young juveniles ranging from 1 to 2 years old were on scene at the time of the incident.

The investigation is ongoing.


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