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.
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Additional information was not immediately available.
The State Law Enforcement Division is assisting Columbia police with the investigation.