IMPD reports child shot on city’s west side
INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — An 8-year-old child was shot on the west side of Indianapolis Friday, police say.
At 5:19 p.m. Friday, officers with the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department responded to a report of a person shot in the 4000 block of Breton Street. When officers arrived, they located a child with gunshot wounds.
The child was found awake and breathing, and was transported to Riley Hospital in stable condition.
Investigators believe this incident was accidental and self-inflicted.
This is the 2nd incident involving a minor being shot on Friday.