UPDATE (1:50 PM): The incident occurred at 3720 Cromwell Street in Jackson. No word yet on whether or not the crime scene remains active.
JACKSON, Miss (WJTV) — A 5-year-old boy was taken to UMMC Saturday morning for treatment after receiving a gunshot wound in the face.
The Jackson police department sent a tweet out at 12:30 PM Saturday about the incident, claiming that the cause could have been accidental.
Commander Tyree Jones of the JPD is expected to make a public statement about the incident at 2 PM.
No further information is available at this time.