EPD: 2-year-old girl taken to hospital with gunshot wound

EPD: 2-year-old girl taken to hospital with gunshot wound

EVANSVILLE, IN (WFIE) - We have new information regarding a shooting involving a young child.

Police tell us it was a two-year-old girl who was taken to the hospital with a gunshot wound. It was originally reported to be a four-year-old child.

It happened Saturday in the 1300 block of Savannah Drive, which is in the Savannah Gardens apartment complex. EPD tweeted it happened inside an apartment where at least two adults were present.

Dispatch told 14 News the original call, which was for a self-inflicted gunshot wound, came in at 5:40 p.m. There is no word how the child got access to the gun.

The 2-year-old girl’s condition is unknown at this time, but she is being treated at a local hospital.

Police are investigating.

EPD: 2-year-old girl taken to hospital with gunshot wound

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