Topeka Boy Suffers Gunshot Wound To The Hand

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TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW)-- The Topeka Police Department are investigating a child being shot yesterday evening.

The shooting happened in the 2300 Block of SW Edgewater Terrace where the family lives. Police responded to a local hospital emergency room a little after 1 PM.

A mother arrived with her five year-old child suffering from a non-life threatening gunshot wound to his hand. The mother reported she kept the handgun in her purse.

A second juvenile was present at the location of the shooting. Anyone with information is asked to call detectives at 368-9400 or call Crime Stoppers at 234-0007.