Child Injured in Accidental Shooting

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A young boy was taken to a local hospital, Friday night, after an accidental shooting.

The incident happened at an apartment complex in the 5700 block of Green Hill Road. The initial call reported a vehicle collision involving a child. When emergency responders arrived they found the father of the seven-year-old shooting victim had hit a five-year-old boy in his truck when he was attempting to drive his son to the hospital.

Investigators are saying they believe the shooting was accidental. Both boys were transported by ambulance to a hospital for what officers are calling minor injuries.

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