A 2-year-old boy was shot in Montgomery County, Maryland, Saturday evening.
Around 5:20 p.m. someone who identified themselves as one of the boy’s family members called reporting the shooting in a house on Brassie Place near Club House Road in Montgomery Village. The caller said they were on the way to the hospital.
Montgomery County police said that the child was taken to the hospital suffering non-life-threatening injuries “in one of his lower extremities.”
MCP is investigating the circumstances surrounding a 2yr old male who was shot inside a home in the 19400 blk of Brassie Pl in Montgomery Village.
Victim was taken to a local hospital w/ non-life-threatening injuries.
No further info at this time.
Call rcvd at 5:18 pm.
— Montgomery County Department of Police (@mcpnews) December 6, 2020
Police said they determined the child did not live in the residence where the shooting took place.
An investigation into the shooting is ongoing, and police said they have not yet determined whether the shooting was accidental or criminal.
Below is a map of where the shooting took place.
WTOP’s Zeke Hartner contributed to this report.