- Associated Press - Thursday, July 21, 2016

TEXAS CITY, Texas (AP) - Police in Southeast Texas say a 5-year-old boy accidentally shot his 2-year-old brother in the leg after finding a handgun in his home.

Texas City police tell the Galveston County Daily News (https://bit.ly/29X9cOK ) that they responded to the shooting Wednesday morning.

Police say the 5-year-old had found the handgun in a bedroom and shot his brother in the middle of his right thigh. Police say a family member then rushed into the bedroom and called 911.

Police said the 2-year-old was in stable condition at a Galveston hospital.

No charges have been filed in relation to the incident. Police plan to discuss the possibility of charges with the district attorney’s office.


Information from: The Galveston County Daily News, https://www.galvnews.com

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