Boy, 2, accidentally shoots self

Published On: Jan 09 2013 09:09:47 AM CST
DAYTON, Texas -

A 2-year-old boy accidentally shot himself in Dayton on Tuesday.

Police said the boy found his uncle's 9-millemeter weapon in a bedroom of a home on Milo Street at 7:30 p.m. and brought it to the living room, where he accidentally shot himself in the chest.

He was taken to Memorial Hermann Hospital and is listed in good condition.

Investigators said no charges have been filed, but the case remains under investigation.

The boy's name was not released.

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