Father charged after 2-year-old shot in the thigh after gun goes off in car receives bond

SUMMERVILLE, SC (WCSC) - Bond has been set for a father has been arrested after his 2-year-old son was shot after the child got a hold of a gun in a car.

Craig Divac Williams,25, of Summerville received a $25,000 bond for the charges of unlawful conduct towards a child and obstructing justice.

According to police, Williams was sitting in his car when his son retrieved a handgun from the center console.

"The gun went off, subsequently striking his two year old," SPD officials said."He suffered a single non-life threatening gunshot wound to the thigh."

It happened Wednesday morning around 11 a.m. at the Gates of Summerville apartment complex, according to Summerville police spokesman Michael Weaver.

Summerville Medical Center was placed on lockdown because of the shooting, Weaver said.

It has since reopened and is operating as normal, according to spokeswoman Kelly Bowen. Precautionary lockdowns at Summerville High School and Gregg Middle School have also since been lifted.

"Students continued with classroom instruction and transitioning only within the buildings. Extra supervision was provided outside the buildings. Schools were advised they could resume regular activities at 12:15 p.m. " Dorchester District Two spokeswoman Pat Raynor said.

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