MERRIAM, Kan. (AP) – Authorities say a 9-year-old boy has accidentally shot his 10-year-old sister in the leg in suburban Kansas City.
Police in Merriam, Kansas, said in a news release that the shooting happened around 8:30 p.m. Saturday after the gun was left unattended. Police say the girl’s wound wasn’t life threatening. She was taken to a hospital.
No one has been arrested. The shooting remains under investigation.
Police urged gun owners to properly secure their firearms in the news release.