Child shot in Tallahassee Saturday

Deputies: 4-Year-Old Child Shot in Leg Near Orlando
Posted at 5:07 PM, Jul 16, 2017
and last updated 2017-07-16 18:28:30-04

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) - A child was hospitalized after being shot over the weekend.

Tallahassee police were called to the area of West Tharpe Street and Mission Road just before 9:30 Saturday night. That's where they found a young child in a vehicle, hurt from a gunshot wound.

The child was taken to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries. Sunday night, the child's mother told WTXL her daughter is in stable condition.

Police believe the shooting was accidental.