Child shoots himself in the head at Oakland home

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Posted at 3:10 PM, Mar 27, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-27 18:11:20-04

OAKLAND, Calif. (KGTV) -- A young child apparently shot himself in the head at a home in Oakland Wednesday, multiple media outlets reported.

The shooting, which happened on Ritchie Street, appeared to be an accident, police said.

The boy was taken to the hospital in critical condition, KGO reported.

Police told KGO at least one adult was inside the home at the time. Helicopter video from the scene showed several cars parked on the property and a barbecue grill on the driveway.

The home is near a recreation center and baseball field.

There were no immediate reports of an arrest.

10News is monitoring breaking developments.