CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department said a 19-year-old is facing charges after an accidental shooting in north Charlotte Friday night.
Police said Davione Marquis Robinson is charged with felony child abuse, storing a firearm in a manner accessible to a minor, felony possession of cocaine and misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia.
The incident happened just after 8 p.m. at the Budget Inn on Old Interstate Road.
Police said when they arrived on scene, they found Robinson and his 3-year-old brother who had been grazed by a bullet inside one of the hotel rooms.
The 19-year-old had been grazed in the shoulder and the toddler was grazed in the head, according to police.
Police said they determined that the 3-year-old victim found the unsecured gun and accidentally fired.
Officials said the injuries are non-life threatening.
Police on scene said the brothers' mother was also in the room at the time of the incident.
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