Deputies: 8-year-old accidentally shoots brother in arm

Deputies: 8-year-old accidentally shoots brother in arm (Image 1)

 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.

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