An 8-year-old Pitt County boy accidentally shot his 12-year-old brother this weekend.
The sheriff’s office says it happened around 7:45 Sunday morning on Highway 30 in Stokes.
The boys found an old gun that was in a secured location on the owner’s property.
They found bullets and loaded the weapon. It discharged and hit the 12-year-old boy in the arm.
He’s now at Vidant with a serious injury to his arm.
No charges are being filed.