Fla. boy accidentally shoots brother


Published: Thursday, January 10, 2008 at 10:17 a.m.
Last Modified: Thursday, January 10, 2008 at 10:17 a.m.

LAKE WALES, Fla. - The Polk County Sheriff's Office says a 12-year-old accidentally shot his 6-year-old brother in the abdomen.

Austin Hendry was airlifted to an Orlando hospital Wednesday evening. His condition isn't known.

Deputies say the older brother was unloading a rifle when it accidentally discharged and struck the boy. Authorities are questioning witnesses at the scene.

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