(CBS DETROIT) – A 3-year-old boy has been hospitalized following a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head.

The child shot himself at about 3 a.m., at a home in Detroit, Fox 2 reported.

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Police say that the 3-year-old woke up his dad because he couldn’t sleep and then shortly after his dad put him back to sleep, the gunshot was heard.

According to Fox 2, the dad told police that the 16-year-old son apologized to him before running out of the home.

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The 16-year-old is currently on probation.

Police are searching for him and the gun that was used in the shooting.

The 3-year-old child is reported to be in stable condition.

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