Fresno Boy Shot While Playing with Gun

June 18, 2009 12:00:00 AM PDT
Police want parents to learn from a dangerous lesson involving a Fresno boy playing with a gun and his friend's father who owned the weapon.Police said the 12-year-old was shot in the hand Wednesday at a home on Gettysburg near Cedar.

Officers said the boy and his friend found a loaded 9 millimeter in a barrel, stored in the garage of a friend's home. Police said the boys played with the gun, it went off and a bullet went through the 12-year-old's hand and fractured his wrist.

Police said the weapon did not have a gun lock and was not stored in a secure place. Officers arrested the gun's owner, who is the father of the boy's friend.

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