Friday, July 1, 2011

Child Shoots Another Child on Playground in Hillcrest Heights

Child Shoots Another Child on Playground in Hillcrest Heights: MyFoxDC.com



Prince George’s County Police say a five-year-old boy shot a four-year-old boy on a playground in the 4400 block of 23rd Parkway in Hillcrest Heights.

Police are still trying to figure out where the five-year-old boy was able to access the gun. They believe he found it in the home, but don't know whose gun it is.

Police say the bullet passed right through the upper part of the four-year-old’s torso.

Ebony Webb says she was there when the four-year-old boy ran into his apartment after he was shot. She called 911 and helped clean the wound. Officials transported the four-year-old to Children’s Hospital. Authorities say the gunshot wound is not life-threatening.

Police say after shooting, they found the boy who pulled the trigger and the gun he used in the boy’s apartment.

Police are questioning the shooter's parents and other adults who had access to the apartment. (read more)