Grant County authorities: 2-year-old accidentally shot by 3-year-old brother

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GRANT COUNTY, Ind. – A two-year-old boy has been released from the hospital after police say he was accidentally shot by his three-year-old brother.

At around 11:00 a.m., the Grant County Sheriff’s Department and ISP were dispatched to the 4200 block of Creston Drive on the report of an accidental discharge.

When they arrived, they found a two-year-old boy who had been shot in the right shoulder while standing in the living room. The bullet reportedly exited the child and was lodged in a wall.

The child was driven to Riley and is now recovering at home,

Police say the mother and father are being cooperative and the case remains under investigation. Police say any charges will come from the Prosecutor’s Office.

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