An investigation identified that a single of the a few siblings residing in the property uncovered the gun that was in a ‘secured closet’, loaded it, and a round was fired.
WATERVILLE, Maine — Police say a sibling shot their 2-12 months-outdated brother at a dwelling on Western Ave. in Waterville on Saturday morning.
An investigation uncovered that 1 of the 3 siblings dwelling in the home observed the gun that was in a ‘secured closet’, loaded it, and a spherical was fired.
The 2-yr-old boy had a gunshot wound to the head and was transported to Thayer Medical center in Waterville just before getting moved to Maine Health care Middle in Portland.
Maine Point out Law enforcement spokesperson, Katy England reported in a statement that the baby is in crucial condition as of 1:30 p.m. on Sunday.
Amy Calder, reporter for centralmaine.com, says quite a few Waterville law enforcement automobiles were being at the home all-around 2 p.m. Saturday.
The web page suggests there were being two grown ups and at minimum 1 youngster talking to police outside the home.
This incident remains beneath investigation.