Boy injured after shooting himself
The 12-year-old's injuries are not life-threatening
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF) — Chattanooga Police said a 12-year-old boy shot himself Friday.
It happened after 4 p.m. in a small shopping plaza on Wilcox Road.
Officers said they found the boy in a vehicle with a gunshot wound.
He admitted to officers that he shot himself while his mother was in the store shopping.
Emergency personnel took him to a local hospital where they treated his injury.
Police also said his injuries are not life-threatening.