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7-Year-Old Allegedly Shoots Friend

Posted March 19, 1997 12:00 a.m. EST

— A Rowan County boy is in the hospital after allegedly being shot by a friend.

Officers say a 7-year-old picked up a gun and shot his 10-year-old friend in the stomach. Then the younger child tossed the gun into a creek.

Authorities say they aren't sure yet to whom the gun belongs.

The 10-year-old is in the intensive care unit.