CHILD SHOOTS SELF - A 4-year-old boy has shot himself, according to Kanawha Metro 911.

It happened Friday night in the West Side area of St. Albans. Dispatchers say it took place at a home along Birch Street.

They say the child was responsive when deputies arrived on scene.

There's no word on the extent of his injuries at this time.

A number of children have either accidentally shot themselves in WV during the past months, or children have shot other children.

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