IMPD: 4-year-old boy accidentally shoots himself after finding gun

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INDIANAPOLIS — A father is facing neglect charges after his 4-year-old son found an unsecured gun and accidentally shot himself at a home on Indianapolis’ east side, according to the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department.

The shooting happened around 7:30 p.m. Saturday in the 6000 block of East 21st Street.

IMPD says the child is expected to survive.

IMPD says the child is expected to survive. The father, 26-year-old Myrin Kirksey, was arrested for neglect of a dependent.

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