Police investigating accidental shooting involving child in Warrenville
Deputies with the Aiken County Sheriff’s Office are investigating an accidental shooting Monday evening involving a young child in Warrenville.
Deputies responded to Oxpens Road in Warrenville around 7 p.m., said Capt. Eric Abdullah, with the Aiken County Sheriff’s Office.
Upon arrival, investigators found a boy between 2 and 3 years of age suffering from a gunshot wound, Abdullah said.
EMS quickly transported the child to a nearby hospital to be treated for serious injuries, he said.
Investigators have not yet determined what exactly happened to cause the child to be shot accidentally.
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