GUNTOWN, Miss. (WCBI) – A 10 year-old Guntown boy is recovering in a Memphis hospital after being shot in the head by his brother.
Lee County Sheriff Jim Johnson says the accidental shooting happened about 7:30 AM Tuesday at a home on County Road 397.
The boy was in a sleeping bag when his eight year-old brother grabbed a 22 rifle from the couch and the gun fired.
The two boys and their mother were in the room at the time.
Johnson did not identify the boy, who is in stable condition at Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital.