A 10-year-old boy is alert and talking with police after he was accidentally shot twice by an 11-year-old in south St. Pete Monday morning.
Authorities were called to a home in the 2300 block of 17th Avenue South around 10:35 a.m. following a report of gunshots.
When officials arrived, they found a 10-year-old boy with a gunshot wound to his arm and shoulder. He was transported to a local hospital and is expected to make a full recovery.
According to police, a 17-year-old boy brought a gun into the home while he was supervising several children. An 11-year-old was playing with the firearm and it went off accidentally.
The investigation is ongoing.
Here's what we know: 5 kids, 1 17yo supervising. Kids get ahold of gun, boy accidentally shot. Recovering at All Children's. @abcactionnews
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