Child shot at Bell Ridge Apartments is stable

Published: Wednesday, May 1, 2013 at 07:43 PM.


A six-year-old child was shot at Bell Ridge Apartments in Pace Sunday night, according to Santa Rosa Sheriff's officials. Investigators say the victim is in good and stable condition.

Reports say the shooting took place just before 8 p.m. A parent at the scene told deputies it was an accident. Two small children were playing inside the apartment with an unattended handgun, according to investigators. The gun discharged, striking the child.

Citing an active investigation, sheriff's officials were reluctant to release more details. Any updates that are issued will appear at

No arrests have been made at this time.

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