A child was accidentally shot at a Columbia apartment complex Saturday, according to police.
The Columbia Police Department tweeted just after noon that officers had responded to Cyprus Run apartments, on Broad River Road.
Initial information indicated a child found a gun that was not properly secured, police said.
The 4-year-old boy was out of surgery at a local hospital and being monitored, police tweeted Saturday evening. The child’s condition was not reported by police.
Additional information was not immediately available.
The State Law Enforcement Division is assisting Columbia police with the investigation.