Police: Child, 5, accidentally shot in Whitehaven

Police: Child, 5, accidentally shot in Whitehaven

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Memphis police said a child is in the hospital after what appears to be an accidental shooting.

Officers were called to the 700 block of Farris Road in Whitehaven just after 4 p.m. Sunday.

According to police, the wound was self-inflicted. MPD told FOX13 the supervisor on scene said the child is five years old.

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The child has not been identified, and is listed in non-critical condition.

The circumstances surrounding the shooting are unclear.

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