Summerville Police say the father of a 2-year-old boy has been arrested after the child shot himself with the dad's gun.
According to police, Craig D. Williams, 25, is charged with unlawful conduct toward a child and obstructing justice in connection to the shooting incident Wednesday morning.
Police say the boy was was sitting in Williams' vehicle when the child pulled a handgun from the center console. The gun went off, and police say the boy suffered a single non-life threatening gunshot wound to his thigh.
Police were called to The Gates at Summerville Apartments for a report of a shooting around 11:15 a.m. Wednesday, but discovered once on scene the victim had already been taken to a local hospital.
Williams is being held at the Dorchester County Detention Center awaiting a bond hearing.