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Eight-year-old Accidentally Shoots Brother in the Head

GUNTOWN, Miss– An eight-year-old in Guntown has accidentally shot his older brother, just ten-years-old, in the head. 

Lee County Sheriff Jim Johnson says the bullet went through the little boy’s head and into a wall.

The eight-year-old picked up the .22 rifle. His finger hit the trigger by mistake, shooting his brother as he lay in a sleeping bag in the floor.

The boy’s condition is not know. He was sent to Le Bonheur for treatment.

News Mississippi has contacted the sheriff for more information, and will update as details are released.

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