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15-year-old charged after 3-year-old girl injures herself with gun

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Posted at 1:18 PM, Jun 04, 2024

MONTGOMERY COUNTY — Montgomery County Police are investigating after a child was injured in a shooting on Tuesday.

Officers arrived in the 18600 block of Walkers Choice Road and found a 3-year-old girl suffering from a gunshot wound.

According to police, the wound was self-inflicted.

The child was taken to a local hospital where she underwent surgery. She is currently in recovery.

After receiving a warrant for the home, police found a .40 caliber firearm.

A 15-year-old, who does not live in the home, was charged with possessing ammunition by a prohibited person.

The juvenile was later released to his parents.