Baltimore boy, 8, shoots self in leg

August 18, 1991

An 8-year-old West Baltimore boy was hospitalized yesterday after accidentally shooting himself with a gun he had found in a bedroom dresser drawer, city police said.

The boy shot himself in the left leg about 6 p.m. with a .38-caliber handgun that he found in a second-floor bedroom in a house in the 2500 block of Edmondson Avenue, police said. Homicide detectives ruled it an accidental shooting.

L The boy was being treated last night at University Hospital.

Baltimore Sun Articles
Please note the green-lined linked article text has been applied commercially without any involvement from our newsroom editors, reporters or any other editorial staff.