NOPD: Grandma tosses gun after boy accidentally shoots self in hand

New Orleans police are investigating an accidental shooting that injured a 10-year-old boy.

Our partners at NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune report that officers were called to Slidell Memorial Hospital Sunday night after the boy said he accidentally shot himself in the hand.

Slidell Police handed the case over to the NOPD after finding out that the shooting happened in Orleans Parish.

According to paper, police radio reports indicated that the boy was in a car traveling on I-10 East when the shooting happened, and that the boy's grandmother tossed the gun from the car after the shooting.

Police are reportedly still looking for the gun.

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