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Police: 3-year-old child in critical condition after shooting Saturday

Source: Raycom Media Source: Raycom Media

HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) - Horry County Police Department responded to an incident where a 3-year-old child was shot Saturday.

According to law enforcement, police responded to Grand Strand Medical Center around 1 p.m. Officers were advised that the child was shot at a residence on Carnation Circle in Myrtle Beach. Police believe the child may have unintentionally found a firearm in a dresser drawer, and accidentally caused it to discharge.

Officials say while at the medical center, a situation between the victim's family members resulted in another gunshot victim.

Police say the child is in critical condition, has had a surgery, and is stable. No charges are expected in the original shooting.

MBPD is investigating this case, and this is an ongoing investigation.

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