9-year-old shot by father in suspected accident on Detroit's east side

A 9-year-old child was shot when his father was cleaning his handgun at 5:30 p.m. Thursday according to Detroit police.

The suspected accidental shooting happened inside a residence in the 10000 block of Morang. He drove the boy to the hospital where he is listed in temporary serious condition.

Police say the weapon was recovered and that the circumstances surrounding this incident are still being investigated.

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