2-year-old boy shot in arm, allegedly by 11-year old

Posted by Terry Alexander

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - A two year old boy shot in Richmond, allegedly by another child.

As a result, the toddler's father is facing charges.

Police say the little boy was shot in the arm, accidentally, by his 11 year old sibling at a home in the 300 block of west 25th Street. The child is expected to be okay.

Authorities say no parents or guardians were home at the time.

Friday night, the children's father, 33 year old Carlos Gilliam, is charged with felony child abuse for not having the firearm secured.

The commonwealth attorney's office will determine whether charges will be placed against the 11 year old.

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