Child shot in leg after laying on top of a gun

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH) — A four-year-old child shot himself in the leg while he lay in bed this morning in a home near the Woodland Park area.

The boy had been laying on top of a gun while in bed in the 1900 block of Maryland Avenue, according to police dispatchers.

Medics took the child to Nationwide Children’s hospital in stable condition at about 10:30am, police said.

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