PHILADELPHIA - A 2-year-old boy has been hospitalized after he was shot in the hand Thursday afternoon, according to authorities.
The incident happened shortly before 12 p.m. at a home on the 7100 block of Ditman Street.
According to police, the child accidentally shot himself in the left hand when his father opened a safe.
The child grabbed the weapon leading to the self-inflicted gunshot wound.
He is listed in stable condition at St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children.
The weapon has since been recovered.
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