CYPRESS, Texas — A 10-year-old was accidentally shot Tuesday night by his 12-year-old friend, according to Harris County Sheriff’s deputies.
The incident happened Tuesday evening at a home on Cypress North Houston Road.
Officials said the boy was shot by a long rifle while the two friends were playing with the gun.
Sources told KHOU 11 the boy was hit with a bird shot (a shotgun round) in his hip.
The boy was transported to a hospital in the Texas Medical Center. Deputies said he is in surgery and is expected to survive.
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