A child who found and accidentally fired a loaded handgun at a Sandy Springs apartment complex late in the afternoon on April 22 remains hospitalized after surgery, according to the Sandy Springs Police Department.

SSPD said the handgun belongs to an employee of the apartment complex and he was cited for reckless conduct.

The incident happened at Edgewater at Sandy Springs Apartments at 7600 Roswell Road.

Bob Pepalis

Bob Pepalis covers Sandy Springs for Reporter Newspapers.