Beaumont PD: Child accidentally shoots 14-year-old family member

A 14-year-old was accidentally shot by an 8-year-old family member in Beaumont Monday afternoon, according to Beaumont PD. (KFDM/Fox 4)

A 14-year-old was accidentally shot by an 8-year-old family member in Beaumont Monday afternoon, according to Beaumont PD.

Officers responded to the 11300 block of Loop Road about a shooting around 1:20 p.m.

Police say an 8-year-old was playing with a firearm inside the home when it fired and hit a 14-year-old family member in the leg.

The teen was taken to a local hospital for treatment. An investigation into the shooting is ongoing.

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