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3-year-old injured in accidental shooting in Atchison

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Posted at 5:04 PM, Mar 05, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-05 18:04:43-05

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A three-year-old was injured in an accidental shooting in Atchison, Kansas Tuesday afternoon.

Police say the child is expected to survive.

Police were called to a home on the 1100 block of Santa Fe at about 2:40 p.m. The child was found with a gunshot wound in the abdomen.

He was taken to a local hospital and then transferred by ambulance to a Kansas City Hospital.

Police say the child found the gun in the second-floor bedroom of the home. It has been ruled accidental.