Child, 8, accidentally shoots twin with parents’ handgun, police say

Posted at 9:14 AM, Jul 14, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-14 11:14:02-04

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    Midwest City, OK (KOCO ) —
Midwest City police are investigating after an 8-year-old child shot his twin brother Friday morning at their home.

Police said the shooting was reported near Reno Avenue and Midwest Boulevard. One twin found the parents’ handgun and accidentally shot the other twin in the hand.

Police, firefighters and EMS responded to the scene.

The child’s injuries are not life-threatening, according to police.

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