Detectives are at a home on Calver Court in north Fayetteville after police said an 8-year-old girl accidentally shot herself Friday.
Fayetteville Police Lt. Todd Joyce said the child was shot in the leg and that the injury was not life threatening. Officers were still investigating Friday evening.
The shooting happened about 4:15 p.m. on the 4000 block of Calver Court.
Joyce said a grandparent was in the home with the child when the shooting occurred.
The child found the handgun in the master bedroom of the home, a news release said.