Child hospitalized after shooting self with gun in St. Albans

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A 4-year-old child was transported to a nearby hospital for a self-inflicted gunshot wound that happened in St. Albans earlier this evening.

According to Kanawha County Dispatchers, the shooting occurred near the 400 block of Birch Street just before 8 P.M.

They say the child was coherent and responsive when medics arrived on scene, and is believed to be in non-life threatening condition. 

13 News will continue to update this story as more information becomes available. 

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