7-year-old boy shot near 5th and Clarke, 11-year-old in custody

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- A 7-year-old boy was shot near 5th and Clarke just before 4 p.m. on Sunday, July 30. 

Police say two children located an unsecured firearm and it went off -- unintentionally striking the victim. 

The victim was taken to a hospital for treatment of a non-fatal injury. An 11-year-old boy and 33-year-old woman were arrested. 

Criminal charges will be referred to the Milwaukee County District Attorney's Office. 

Police are reminding citizens to secure firearms in a safe place and out of reach of children. 

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