Monday, November 16, 2020 6:04 PM EST
By The Associated Press, AP
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say a toddler was taken to an Ohio hospital after an apparent accidental shooting. Columbus police were called to a home on the city’s northeast side at about 11:30 a.m. Monday and found the 23-month-old child with a gunshot wound to the abdomen. The child was rushed to Nationwide Children’s Hospital but was expected to survive. Police said the toddler is believed to have accidentally shot himself or herself. Police haven’t said who owned the gun or how the toddler gained access to the weapon. No arrests were immediately reported.