Child Finds Gun, Shoots Himself

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PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. (AP) - A three-year-old boy is in stable condition at a Panama City Beach hospital after shooting himself with a handgun.

The Bay County Sheriff's Office says Stonewall Caddick was visiting his grandmother when he found a handgun in the residence and accidentally shot himself.

The owner of the gun, 20-year-old Eric Conners is charged with possession of a firearm and failure to properly secure a firearm.

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