3-year-old hospitalized with a self-inflicted gunshot wound - FOX Carolina 21

3-year-old hospitalized with a self-inflicted gunshot wound

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AMADO, AZ (CBS5) -

A 3-year-old Amado boy was in stable condition after surgery for a self-inflicted gunshot wound, the Pima County Sheriff's Department said.

The child suffered the gunshot wound to his lower torso about 12:30 p.m. Monday in the community about 40 miles south of Tucson, said Deputy Tracy Suitt.

The boy was flown to a trauma center and was taken into surgery, Suitt said.

The investigation was continuing, and no other information was immediately available.

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