INDIANAPOLIS - Police said a 6-year-old child shot herself in the arm on the city’s east side Friday evening.
The incident happened at an apartment near East 30th Street and North Mitthoeffer Road just after 5 p.m., officers with the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department said.
Police said the girl wandered away from adults in the apartment and entered a room with a loaded gun.
The girl picked up a gun, started to play with it and pulled the trigger, IMPD said.
The girl was shot in the arm but her injuries were not believed to be life-threatening, officials said.
An adult took her to a fire station on East 30th Street and she was then taken to a hospital.
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