9-year-old boy shot in south Houston

A 9-year-old boy was accidentally shot by another child inside a home in south Houston on Sunday, family members said.

HOUSTON - A 9-year-old boy was taken to the hospital after he was shot inside a home in south Houston Sunday afternoon.

Police said two boys were in the house at the time of the shooting. Officers did not give specific details on what led to the shooting. 

However, family members on the scene said one of the boys accidentally shot the other.

We're told the 9-year-old's injuries are not life-threatening.

Police did place an older woman in handcuffs and also questioned another child on the scene, but no arrests were made.

We're told the second boy involved was not injured. 

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