Milwaukee police: 3-year-old boy shot near 52nd and North

Milwaukee Police Department (MPD)

A 3-year-old Milwaukee boy was shot and seriously wounded on the city's north side Saturday night, July 2.

Police said the shooting happened near 52nd and North shortly after 7:30 p.m. The boy was taken to the hospital in critical condition.

The shooting appears to be "accidental," police said, but the investigation is still active.

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Anyone with information is asked to call the Milwaukee Police Department at 414-935-7360; to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 414-224-TIPS or use the P3 tips app.

It is the second time in as many days that a 3-year-old boy was shot in the city; Friday, a 3-year-old boy died after getting ahold of a gun and accidentally shooting himself.