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10-year-old accidentally shot at Maple Heights Giant Eagle parking lot

Posted at 6:26 PM, Jan 28, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-28 18:26:28-05

MAPLE HEIGHTS, Ohio — A child was accidentally shot at a Giant Eagle parking lot in Maple Heights.

Maple Heights police said they received a call after 3:45 p.m. about a gun shot in the parking lot of Giant Eagle.

A short time later, a 37-year-old man arrived at Bedford Hospital with his 10-year-old son who had a gunshot wound to his upper leg.

The 37-year-old, who is a CCW permit holder, reported the gun discharged accidentally.

The 10-year-old was transported from Bedford Hospital to Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital for further medical attention.

No charges have been filed and the investigation is ongoing, according to police.