Police: Phenix City 1-year-old accidentally shot, in stable cond - WTVM.com-Columbus, GA News Weather & Sports

Police: Phenix City 1-year-old accidentally shot, in stable condition

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PHENIX CITY, AL (WTVM) - A media release from the Phenix City Police Department states that a 1-year-old boy was shot on Friday.

On May 1, at 9:05 p.m. ET, the Phenix City Police Department responded to a residence in the 1200 block of Knowles Rd. in reference to a reported accidental shooting of a 1-year-old boy.

At the scene, officers found the victim suffering from a gunshot wound to the chest.

The victim was transported to the Midtown Medical Center in Columbus where he was listed in stable condition. The victim was later airlifted to an Atlanta hospital.

There were two other young children and the victim's grandmother present at the time of the incident. A firearm has been recovered.

This case is under investigation by the Phenix City Police Department Criminal Investigation Division.

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