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Police searching for adults after 2-year-old suffers gunshot wound

Updated: May. 10, 2021 at 11:03 AM EDT
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ST. JOSEPH COUNTY, Ind. (WNDU) - St. Joseph County police responded to a call of a 2-year-old who suffered a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

The call came late Monday morning from Emerald Pointe Apartments on Generations Drive, just northwest of Douglas Road and State Road 23.

A maintenance man says he heard a gunshot followed by the sound of a child crying.

Police on the scene say the child suffered multiple non-life-threatening injuries to his right foot, left leg and left hand. He was transported to a hospital.

The maintenance man says he spoke to one adult, but that person took off. Police have been searching for that person, and possibly another adult.

Police have not retrieved any weapons. They say they believe this was an isolated event.

So far, no arrests have been made.

We’ll continue to update you on air and online as we learn more.

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