Toddler shot in leg in SE DC

Children were playing with gun when it accidentally fired and shot toddler.

WASHINGTON (WUSA9) - UPDATE: Investigators have determined that the toddler was shot when a gun she and another child were playing with accidentally fired. 

A DC toddler is recovering at a local hospital after she suffered a gunshot wound in her leg.

The shooting occurred in the 2500 block of Pomeroy Road in southeast, according to police. 

Police got the call around 3:10 p.m. and continue to investigate the shooting. 

At this time, the circumstances around the shooting are unknown.

This story is developing, stay with WUSA9 for the latest. 

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