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Child shot while playing with gun in Middletown

Posted at 11:47 PM, Apr 27, 2022
and last updated 2022-04-27 23:50:19-04

MIDDLETOWN, Ohio — A father is in the city jail tonight and a 5-year-old child is recovering from a gunshot wound after an accidental shooting at a Middletown residence, according to police.

Middletown officers were called to a residence in the 800 block of 10th Avenue about 7:11 p.m. for a report of a gunshot wound. They found a boy who had a gunshot wound to the leg, according to Sgt. Earl Nelson. The child was taken to the Atrium Medical Center for further treatment.

The investigation determined the boy was playing with a gun that he had found in his father’s bedroom and he accidentally shot himself in the leg.

As a result of the investigation, Fernando Enamorado, 31, was charged with felony endangering children.

If anyone has any information, please contact Detective Bender 513-425-7735 or 513-425-7700.

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