An Indiana man arrested after a 2-year-old boy accidentally shot him in his back was accused of illegally possessing the gun used to injure him.
Indiana Man Arrested for Illegally Possessing Gun After 2-Year-Old Boy Accidentally Shot Him in the Back
A 32-year-old Indiana man arrested named Justin T. Wiley was accused of illegally possessing a handgun after a 2-year-old boy accidentally shot him in his back using the handgun found in the possession of the Indiana man arrested.
According to a report published in Fox News, authorities received a report about a shooting incident where the Indiana man arrested was discovered suffering from a gunshot wound in his back, and they later found out that a 2-year-old boy found his gun on the bed and accidentally pulled its trigger while pointing at the Indiana man arrested.
Following the incident, authorities also found the child who shot the Indiana man arrested with his pointer finger still swelling and kept complaining about the pain he was feeling in his injured finger after accidentally shooting at the Indiana man arrested.
Indiana Man Arrested Faces Multiple Charges After Illegally Possessing Personal Handgun That Was Used to Shot Him
Despite suffering from a gunshot wound, the Indiana man arrested faced multiple charges after illegally possessing a personal handgun, which was accidentally shot at him by the 2-year-old boy, The Hour reported.
The Indiana man arrested was released after his initial appearance in court while facing multiple charges, including neglect and illegal possession of a handgun after being convicted of a felony before.