Police: 11-year-old boy accidentally shoots himself in butt

Posted at 8:57 AM, Apr 07, 2016
and last updated 2016-04-07 14:00:04-04

An 11-year-old boy is recovering at a Detroit hospital after he accidentally shot himself in the butt on Thursday.

Detroit police said the incident happened inside a home on Thursday morning. The boy was apparently home alone and playing with a gun when it fired.

The unidentified victim was rushed to a nearby hospital where he was later listed in stable condition.