Police: 3-year-old shot 8-year-old with BB gun

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Police in Mechanicsburg, Cumberland County are investigating a case of a juvenile shot with a BB gun.

Police were called to the area of West Keller and South Washington Streets just after noon on Sunday.

According to investigators, an 8-year-old victim had been shot in the temple with a metal BB. A 3-year-old is said to have pulled the trigger.

Police say the victim was taken to Penn State Hershey Medical Center for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries.

Officials say the BB gun was located and seized and they are continuing to investigate.


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