Man sought after child shot stepbrother in north side home
Todd Hicks reportsPhoto: Video by tmj4.com
MILWAUKEE- Milwaukee police are searching for a man who they say left a loaded gun near children leading to an accidential shooting.
According to detectives, the convicted felon brought the gun into the house near 8th Street and Burleigh Thursday night.
A 4-year-old accidentally pulled the trigger shooting an 8-year-old step brother.
Police say the man, who was the mother's boyfriend, grabbed the weapon and took off afterwards.
The shooting victim was taken to a local hospital and is expected to survive.
A neighbor tells TODAY'S TMJ4 the bullet missed him and shattered his window. Police are not naming the man they are looking for at this time.