SPRING VALLEY, Wis. (WCCO) – An 11-year-old boy accidentally shot his 9-year-old brother in the leg while unloading a handgun on Saturday afternoon.
The Pierce County Sheriff’s Department received a call at 4:38 p.m. reporting a juvenile male with a gunshot wound at N. 7583 110th Street in Spring Valley, which is in the town of Spring Lake, Wis.
Deputies arrived to find the 9-year-old boy with a leg wound. He was taken to Mayo Menomonie Hospital, and later airlifted to Regions Hospital in St. Paul.
The incident is currently under investigation.