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2-year-old recovering from injury after shooting self, police say

Posted at 6:01 AM, Jun 05, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-05 07:01:44-04

A 2-year-old is recovering from a non-fatal injury after police say he got a hold of a gun and shot himself.

Milwaukee police said the shooting happened on Tuesday, June 2 but it wasn't reported until Thursday, June 4 when the child was taken to a local hospital. Police said the child found a gun at a home on N. Lovers Lane Road and shot himself.

The child suffered a non-life threatening injury.

A 23-year-old man and 21-year-old woman were arrested in connection to the incident.

No other details were released.

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