Cheyenne Child Shoots Himself in the Foot

Cheyenne, Wyo. (LCSO) Monday (6/30) evening the Laramie County Sheriff's Office responded to Cheyenne Regional Medical Center regarding a four-year-old male who had been shot in the foot with a .38 caliber handgun. The child had been transported by ambulance from the 1000 blk of Bade Rd.

The child had been staying at a relative's home on Bade Rd. The family was outside with the child when he was allowed to go into the home by himself to use the restroom. While inside the child found the gun and shot himself one time in his left foot. The incident is still under investigation. The child underwent surgery at CRMC and at the time of this release the child appeared to be doing well.

The Sheriff's Office would like to remind all gun owner's to please lock up any firearms especially when children are present.