A 4 year old girl is expected to be okay after shooting herself with a handgun she found in a bedroom in her house. The incident happened around 6:00 Monday evening in the 400 block of North Davidson Street.
Police officers were called to Presbyterian Hospital after the child was brought into the emergency room from an apparent gunshot wound. Detectives went to the home and found out that the gun had been laying out in the bedroom of the child’s mother and mother’s boyfriend.
Marsharier Littlejohn, the victim’s mother, and Leandre Budden, the mother’s boyfriend, are being charged with failure to store firearm to protect minors.