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.