Police: Six-year-old accidentally shot himself

Posted at: 09/29/2013 10:36 PM
Updated at: 09/30/2013 12:13 PM

A six-year-old boy is recovering after police say he accidentally shot himself.

Rochester Police say the child found a loaded pistol in the house and was playing with it when he accidentally shot himself in the lower body. The incident happened Sunday evening at a home on Rugraff Street just off Jay Street.

The child’s mother was home at the time and called 911. The boy was rushed to Strong Hospital and is in satisfactory condition. No one has been charged at this time.