Yonkers boy unintentionally shoots himself in head: cops

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A 12-year-old Yonkers boy was clinging to life Monday after taking pictures himself within the head with an unlawful gun in what police are investigating as a potential tragic accident, authorities stated.

The pre-teen was alone in his household’s residence on Nepperhan Avenue with a youthful neighbor shortly earlier than midnight Saturday when he discovered the loaded .25-caliber semiautomatic pistol within the bed room and fired off two rounds — one among which struck a window and the opposite hit him in the precise temple, in line with the Yonkers Police Division.

Police known as the incident “a self-inflicted, potential unintentional harm.”

Relations found the boy inside 30 minutes of the taking pictures and known as 911. First responders arrived to search out him mendacity on the bed room ground, bleeding from his head, in line with police.

The sufferer, whose title was not instantly launched, was rushed to an space hospital the place he’s listed in extraordinarily grave situation, police stated.

Investigators are questioning members of the family to find out the place the gun got here from.

The opposite baby was not injured within the taking pictures.

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