Posted: Mar 17, 2020 12:36 PM
Updated: Mar 17, 2020 1:27 PM
SPRINGFIELD, Ore. -- An accidental shooting sent a child to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries Tuesday, Springfield police say.
The incident happened in the 4900 block of Bluebelle Way before noon.
Police said the 12-year-old boy and his friends were playing with a handgun and it went off. Investigation shows one child shot the other in the leg.
The boy was taken to RiverBend Hospital.
The investigation is ongoing. All parties are cooperating.