Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s deputies are investigating the accidental shooting of a 7 year-old child.
Investigators say it happened after 5:30 p.m. Saturday at a home on Trailer Court Park in Milton, Florida.
Deputies say the injury to the child was not life threatening, however, the child was taken to the hospital for treatment.
Deputies says the incident appears to have happened when the child located a firearm inside the home.
Santa Rosa deputies say they are considering this an active investigation.