*Update* Gunshot Wound 1600 Chase Arbor Commons

Saturday, August 29, 2020

*Update*

The child (under the age of 5) was later pronounced deceased ​at a medical facility.

23-year-old Naquan Shamikel Jones was arrested and charged with possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and allowing access of a loaded firearm to children.

On Saturday, August 29, 2020 at approximately 3:46 pm, Emergency Communications received a call about a young child suffering from a gunshot wound. 

Preliminary information is that the young child found a loaded firearm, picked it up, and accidently shot himself.  The child is suffering from life threatening injuries and has been transported to the hospital, life saving efforts are in progress. 

This is still an active investigation, more details to follow when they become available. 

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MPO JB Morris