Child, 12, wounded in apparent accidental shooting


HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A 12-year-old was wounded in the head in what investigators believe was an accidental shooting over the weekend in Pennsylvania, police said.

Police in Swatara Township said in a statement that first responders were called to the scene just after noon.

Officers provided emergency aid to the wounded child, who was transported to Hershey Medical Center, police said. A condition report wasn’t immediately available.

Police said everyone involved has been identified and is cooperating with authorities. The Dauphin County district attorney’s office is assisting in the investigation.


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