CAPE CORAL, Fla. — Cape Coral Police has just completed its investigation into a reported shooting of a 3-year-old child.
On December 3, Cape Coral Police responded to a reported accidental shooting on NE 7th Ave in Cape Coral.
The three-year-old was transported to a trauma alert hospital.
An investigation revealed that a older sibling shot the child with a handgun.
The old sibling got a key and opened up the safe.
Cape Coral Police say the handgun was locked up in a safe and was not readily accessible at the time.
The shooting is ruled accidental, and there will be no charges.