17-month-old shot by 3-year-old sibling in Shelby


by WCCB Charlotte

 SHELBY, N.C. -- Investigators say a 17-month-old was transported to Carolinas Medical Center after being shot by a 3-year-old sibling. Cleveland County Sheriff's deputies say, the shooting happened at a home on Jenny Drive just before noon. 

  According to investigators, the 17-month-old was shot with a .9-millimeter handgun which belonged to the children's father. When first responders arrived, the mother had already taken the child to Cleveland Regional Medical Center. The child has since been taken to Carolinas Medical Center.

  Investigators are compiling information to present to the district attorney to determine if any charges should be filed.


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