Boyfriend arrested for 'accidentally' shooting pregnant girlfriend in the head

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) - The Little Rock Police Department have announced they have arrested a suspect in the West 19th Street which happened on Monday afternoon.

According to police, 20-year-old Antonio Hampton has been charged after shooting himself in the hand as well as shooting his pregnant girlfriend in the head.

When officers arrived to the scene, police took Hampton in custody. They noted he had been shot through the left wrist and hand.

Hampton continually told police that it was an accident and that "he did not meant to shot his girl." Hampton said the gun went off accidentally.

Hampton's girlfriend was admitted to the ICU and listed as being in stable condition. She is currently seven weeks pregnant.

Hampton has been charged with second degree domestic battery, theft by receiving, and a previous warrant.

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