Deputies: 4-year-old accidentally shoots self in hand - FOX Carolina 21

Deputies: 4-year-old accidentally shoots self in hand

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LAURENS, SC (FOX Carolina) -

A young child was taken to the hospital after accidentally shooting himself in the finger on Friday, according to the Laurens County Sheriff's Office. 

Deputies said the shooting was reported at 5:20 p.m. on Green Meadow Circle in Laurens after a 4-year-old child got the family's handgun and accidentally shot himself. 

The child's mother took him to Greenville Memorial Hospital, according to the sheriff's office. 

The sheriff's office has investigators at the home and at the hospital. 

Sheriff Ricky Chastain said no criminal charges are expected in connection with the incident at this time. 

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