UPDATE: One-Year-Old Shot by Six-Year-Old in Danville
UPDATE: 9:45 a.m.:
Danville, VA - Danville Police say the child who was shot Sunday afternoon was one-year-old, turning two in October. They say seven people were in the house in the 700 block of Glendale Avenue when the shooting happened. Police say a six-year-old found a gun in the house and it accidentally went off, hitting the one-year-old girl in the back while she was playing in another room.
Police say charges are pending against the gun's owner.
Danville, VA – Police say a two-year-old was shot Sunday afternoon in Danville.
Police responded to the 700 Block of Glendale Avenue in reference to a shots fired call.
When police arrived, they discovered a 2 year old child had been shot and was being transported to the Danville Regional Medical Center by private vehicle.
The child was initially treated at the Danville Regional Medical Center for a gunshot wound to the back and was listed as in guarded/serious condition.
The child was air lifted by helicopter to Roanoke, Virginia for further treatment.
The Danville Police Department is in the preliminary stages of this investigation and as more information becomes available, it will be released.