Emergency crews responding to 3-year-old shot in Russell neighborhood

A 3-year-old was taken to the hospital after police said he shot himself in the face.

The shooting was reported in the 1200 block of Liberty Court around 5:30 p.m. Wednesday.


Louisville Metro Police Department spokesperson Dwight Mitchell said the child suffered a self-inflicted graze wound to the face.

The child was conscious and alert and was transported to Norton Children’s Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

LMPD’s Major Crimes Unit is investigating.


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