Child Accidentally Shoots 3-Year-Old in Western Minnesota
DEER CREEK (AP) - Authorities in western Minnesota say a 3-year-old child was accidentally shot and wounded by another child.
The Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office received a 911 call about the shooting from a home in Deer Creek around 7:30 a.m. Sunday. The caller reported a 5-year-old had caused the accidental gunshot wound.
The 3-year-old was taken by ambulance to a nearby hospital before being sent to a Minneapolis hospital. Authorities say the victim is stable.
The names, genders, and relationships of the children were not released. The shooting is under investigation.