2-year-old boy shot in the abdomen inside Akron home

AKRON, Ohio — Detectives are investigating after a toddler was accidentally shot and injured inside a home in the 500 block of Koerber Avenue Friday afternoon.

Officers say around 3:30 p.m., they were called to the hospital when a mother brought in her 2-year-old boy who had been shot in the abdomen, Akron Police Department says.

He was treated for his injuries and is now in stable condition. Detectives obtained a search warrant for the home and say they later found a handgun, along with other evidence.

Officers say four other children, ages 6 months to 13 years, were in the home at the time of the shooting and were later turned over to Summit County Children’s Services.

The incident remains under investigation.

Anyone with information is encouraged to call the Akron Police Department Detective Bureau at 330-375-2490 or 330-375-2Tip.

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