3-Year Old Boy Shoots Himself With Loaded Gun

June 10, 2008

A 3-year old boy from Deltona, Florida is currently being treated at the Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children in Orlando after firing a loaded gun and shooting himself.Orlando (ChattahBox) – A 3-year old boy from Deltona, Florida is currently being treated at the Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children in Orlando after firing a loaded gun and shooting himself.

The 3-year old boy pulled the trigger on a loaded gun, and was injured by the discharge, causing a wound to his chest.

The boy’s injury is not considered life-threatening at this point.

The event took place inside the home of the 3-year old boy. His mother and uncle were home when he was playing with the gun.

Family members took the boy to the emergency room of the Florida Hospital Fish Memorial in Orange City at around 9 a.m. on Tuesday morning.

There is no word yet on how exactly the 3-year old boy got to the gun.


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