Father charged after 3-year-old shoots himself in hand

Posted at 2:22 PM, Jul 06, 2012
and last updated 2012-07-06 20:27:08-04

Norfolk police say they have charged Robert Buchanan of the 8000 block of Plymouth Street, with allowing access to firearms by children after his 3-year-old son allegedly shot himself in the hand on July 4.

Police say a handgun was left unattended in a room.

A court date has been scheduled for August 15th, 2012 in Norfolk Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court. 

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