- Associated Press - Friday, August 10, 2012

HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) — Hagerstown Police say a 3-year-old boy has been injured when the gun he found in a parking lot discharged, striking him in the chest.

Officers say the boy and his 7-year-old sister were playing in a parking lot behind a building on West Franklin Street about 11:10 a.m. Friday. Office say the children found a handgun and the boy began playing with it.

The gun discharged, striking the boy in the chest. His sister alerted her parents and paramedics were called.

The boy was taken to a local hospital. His condition was not known.

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