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Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Police investigate child’s self-inflicted gunshot wound

Wednesday, September 4, 2019 by The Press in Police Log

Whitehall Township police are investigating a report of a 2-1/2-year-old injured in a self-inflicted shooting Sept. 2.

According to Police Chief Michael Marks, officers were called to an area hospital just after 11 a.m. for a report of a child who was the victim of an accidental shooting that occurred earlier inside a home in the 4100 block of Springmill Road. Marks said the child had been transported to the hospital with nonlife-threatening injuries before police were contacted.

Township detectives are investigating the incident. Anyone with information on this shooting is asked to contact Det. Jeffrey Bruchak at 610-437-3042, ext. 219.