The Saginaw Police Department is investigating the shooting of a 4-year-old boy that happened Friday, July 16, around 5:30 p.m.

Officers converged on the neighborhood at Hampshire near Drexel in southeast Saginaw, investigating a call of a child being shot. When police arrived, they found the 4-year-old boy inside a home with an apparent gunshot wound according to police.  

Preliminary investigations indicate that the boy may have accidentally been shot by another family member according to police. 

The boy is in critical condition, and has been transported to an outside hospital for treatment. 

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