St. Augustine Boy Injured in Accidental Shooting

According to the report, a 10-year-old boy was shot in the leg while he was sweeping the porch outside his home.

The family told deputies they heard a pop and then the child realized he had been shot in the thigh.

The boy’s mother called 911 and Fire Rescue crews were able to tend to the boy’s injuries, the report said.

At this point, deputies said, they can’t tell where the gunshot originated. The Sheriff's Office said it's being investigated as an accident.


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