UPDATE: 4-year-old boy accidentally shot himself in foot, Madison police say
A 4-year-old child is in the hospital after a shooting on Madison's east side early Wednesday morning.
MADISON, Wis. — Madison police said a 4-year-old boy shot himself in the foot early Wednesday morning.
Officers were dispatched to the 5900 block of Jackson Quarry Lane around 12:30 a.m.
Police said the child was handling the gun when it discharged. He suffered a single gunshot wound to the foot and the injury is not considered life-threatening.
Detectives are still investigating the case and no arrests have been made. Police said there are no additional threats to the public.
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