Boys Pass Gun Around at West Side Party, Ten Year Old Accidentally Shot

posted by 1200 WOAI - 

A ten year old boy was shot in a home on the city's west side early today, allegedly by a 14 year old who was showing off a handgun, News Radio 1200 WOAI reports.

Police say the teen brought the gun to a gathering in the 2300 block of West Salinas.

When he was letting the kids in the home pass around the firearm, it went off, shooting the ten year old.

He was rushed to the hospital with wounds which are not life threatening.

The gun toting teen ran away, but was found at a nearby home.  Police are investigating.

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