QUINCY (CBS13) — One person is in custody after a 4-year-old was accidentally shot in the abdomen at a home in Quincy, the Plumas County Sheriff’s Office said on Sunday.
The shooting happened at around 3 p.m. Saturday.READ MORE: Footage Released Of Carjacking Suspect's Assault On Sacramento Sheriff's Deputy
According to the sheriff’s office, Jason M. Gilliam, 41, of Quincy, was taken into custody for felony child endangerment and the criminal storage of a firearm.READ MORE: President Biden Releases Federal Funds To Aid Fire Hose Shortage In California
The sheriff’s office could not yet confirm Gilliam’s relation to the child, but the child was a resident of the home. The child was initially being treated at Plumas District Hospital but was later flown to Renown Medical Center in Reno.
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No further information was available.