Child, 3, in critical condition after shooting in Mission - KCTV5

Boy, 3, in critical condition after shooting in Mission

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A 3-year-old child suffered critical injuries in a shooting Thursday afternoon.

Paramedics rushed the child to Children's Mercy Hospital where he underwent surgery. He was shot in the arm and stomach area.

The boy was shot with a .9mm handgun. Police haven't said whether the child shot himself or not. They also have not updated his condition.

Authorities said the gun had been left out, possibly for cleaning.

The shooting occurred about 3 p.m. in the 6900 block of West 52nd Place in Mission. The Bridges at Foxridge apartment complex is located at this address.

The child's father, his roomate and the roommate's fiance were interviewed about the shooting.

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