SPRING VALLEY, WI (WTAQ) - The Pierce County Sheriff’s Department reports a nine year old boy is in the hospital after he was shot in the leg.
The accident happened at about 1:30 p.m. Saturday in Spring Valley.
Witnesses say the boy’s 11 year old brother was unloading a handgun when it accidentally went off.
The boy was airlifted to Regions Hospital, but his condition hasn’t been released.
The sheriff’s department says it is still investigating the case.