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Police investigating after child shot in north Phoenix home

Posted at 6:39 PM, Jan 15, 2018
and last updated 2018-01-16 12:31:02-05

Phoenix police are investigating the circumstances surrounding an accidental shooting which left a young child with minor injuries Monday afternoon.

Police say the incident occurred at a home near 19th Avenue and Cactus Road shortly after 5 p.m. 

Officials say a 4-year-old boy was found at the residence with minor injuries and taken to the hospital. Police say investigators initially reported it as self-inflicted, but are now investigating the circumstances of the shooting.