TEXAS CITY, Texas (AP) — Police in Southeast Texas say a 5-year-old boy accidentally shot his 2-year-old brother in the leg after finding a handgun in his home.
Texas City police said that they responded to the shooting Wednesday morning.
Police say the 5-year-old had found the handgun in a bedroom and shot his brother in the middle of his right thigh. Police say a family member then rushed into the bedroom and called 911.
Police said the 2-year-old was in stable condition at a Galveston hospital.
No charges have been filed in relation to the incident. Police plan to discuss the possibility of charges with the district attorney’s office.