Accidental shooting sends juvenile to hospital

Friday, May 17, 2013 - 4:26pm

Bossier Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shooting this afternoon at the Haymeadow Trailer Park in Bossier City that sent an 11-year-old boy to the hospital. Detectives have determined the shooting is accidental.

Two boys aged 11 and 13 were at the teenager’s home on Clover Lane around 4 p.m., Friday when the teen accidently shot the 11-year-old in the abdomen with a .22 handgun revolver.

The weapon belongs to a family member of the teenager.

Bossier Sheriff’s detectives quickly arrived on scene and soon determined the shooting was an accident, and no foul play is indicated. They will remain on scene, though, as they continue their investigation.

The boy was transported to LSU Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries.


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