Child in critical condition after sustaining a gunshot wound to head

BRIGHTON, Ala. (WIAT) — According to the Brighton Police Department, a four-year-old child is in critical condition at Children’s Hospital after sustaining a gunshot wound to the head.

The incident happened on the 4100 Block of 7th Avenue in Brighton. According to Lieutenant Hubbard with the Brighton Police Department, two children found a gun and one of the children was shot in the head.

It is unclear whether the gunshot was self-inflicted or not.

CBS42 will provide more information as it becomes available.

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