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Police: 5-Year-Old Accidentally Shoots Child

LAUREL, Miss.- Laurel police are investigating a shooting involving two children.

Police told WDAM, a 5-year-old allegedly shot a 10-year-old boy Sunday afternoon.

The child was taken to a local hospital and then taken to Jackson for treatment for a gunshot wound to his upper leg, police said.

Police said the shooting was an accident, but are continuing to investigate the case.

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