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Child in stable condition after accidentally shooting themself on east side of Indianapolis

10-year-old shooting scene
Posted at 8:00 PM, May 31, 2023

INDIANAPOLIS — IMPD have confirmed a 10-year-old accidentally shot themself on the east side of Indianapolis.

Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department officers responded to a report of a person shot in the 5100 block of East 32nd Street shortly before 7 p.m.

Upon arrival, officers located a victim with injuries consistent with a gunshot wound.

IMPD later confirmed the victim was a 10-year-old and that the shooting was accidental and self-inflicted.

The child is in stable condition.

This is a developing story.