TAMPA, Fla. – Tampa Police are investigating a shooting that occurred on E. Frierson Ave that happened just after 10:00 am Tuesday morning.
Investigators say a 6-year-old showed up at a nearby hospital with a wound to the leg this morning. The child’s injuries are non-life-threatening.
Police say a 15-year-old, Abinadat Hernandez, a friend of one of the relatives, left the firearm in the house under the sofa. A 4-year-old discovered the weapon and fired it.
The bullet grazed the 6-year-old in the leg.
Hernandez has been arrested and charged with Culpable Negligence and Minor In Possession of a Firearm.
The shooting remains under investigation. We will update this story as details are released.
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