Three-Year-Old Accidentally Shot by Four-Year-Old Brother

5 years 1 day 19 hours ago Monday, April 21 2014 Apr 21, 2014 Monday, April 21, 2014 8:28:10 AM CDT April 21, 2014 in News
By: The Associated Press

FERGUSON (AP) - A 3-year-old St. Louis County boy is expected to recover after being accidentally shot by his 4-year-old brother.

The shooting happened Sunday afternoon at the family's home in north St. Louis County. Police say the boys' 27-year-old father was taken into custody. Formal charges have not been filed.

The 3-year-old was taken to a hospital with what was described as a graze wound.

Police have not said how the 4-year-old got his hands on the gun. Police confiscated the weapon.

 

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