4-Year-Old Child Finds Gun, Shoots Self in Hartford: Police

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Police are investigating after a child shot himself in the hand Thursday afternoon in Hartford. 

According to police, a four-year-old child went into an older sibling's room on Van Block Avenue, found a small handgun, and shot himself.

The child is being treated at Connecticut Children's Medical Center where he is listed in stable condition, police said. 

Hartford Police Major Crimes Division Detectives are investigating and everyone involved is cooperating, according to police.

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