Seven-year-old J’Duan Hill has died after sustaining a gunshot wound to the head at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at a home on the 2600 block of Wealthy Street, according to the Mobile Police Department.
Hill was transported to USA Medical Center where he underwent surgery, but later died from the injury.
Thursday morning Police said the investigation revealed the child found the gun inside the home and was handling it when it accidentally discharged, causing the fatal injury.
Detectives will continue their investigation. Charges are not expected to be filed in this case.