By CBS Baltimore Staff

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Baltimore police are investigating after a three-year-old accidentally shot himself in the hand.

The incident happened Wednesday morning around 9:30 a.m. at a home in the 1600 block of East Monument Street.

Officers arrived at the scene to find the boy with a gunshot wound. He was taken to an area hospital for treatment.

It’s not immediately clear how the child got access to a gun or how he shot himself.

Chopper 13 was over the scene in east Baltimore near Johns Hopkins Hospital.

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CBS Baltimore Staff

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