Delray boy, 6, shoots himself in the shoulder after finding gun near parents' car

DELRAY BEACH, Fla. - A 6-year-old boy shot himself accidentally in the shoulder in the 300 block of Southwest 11th Avenue in Delray Beach Saturday afternoon.

The child found the gun on the ground near his parents' car, picked up the gun and shot himself in the shoulder, according to Nicole Guerriero, a spokesperson for Delray Beach Police Department.

He was transported to a local hospital with non life-threatening injuries.

The incident is under investigation, according to Guerriero.

She said no charges have been filed.

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