EAST CLEVELAND -- A 6 year old boy is in critical condition after he shot himself in the head.

The shooting happened on the 14500 block of Orinoco Avenue Sunday evening.

The boy was responsive when he was taken to the hospital Sunday night. He underwent surgery early Monday.

Police say the child found the gun in a jacket pocket.

They recovered a revolver at the scene.

Police arrested 47 year old Larry Sanders. He's been charged with child endangering, felonious assault and having a weapon under a disability.

Sanders appeared in court Monday morning but waived his right to a preliminary hearing.

His case will go to the grand jury.

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