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Florida boy, 11, shot after another child finds gun, deputies say

Detectives are continuing to investigate the shooting, and said they don’t yet know whether anyone will be charged.
An 11-year-old boy was shot by another child after finding a gun inside a home in Florida, authorities said.
An 11-year-old boy was shot by another child after finding a gun inside a home in Florida, authorities said. [ Photo illustration by ASHLEY DYE and LUIS SANTANA | Times ]
Published Aug. 2

COCOA — An 11-year-old boy was shot by another child after finding a gun inside a home in Florida, authorities said.

The shooting happened Sunday evening near Cocoa, news outlets reported.

The child was taken to a hospital where he was reported to be in stable condition, officials said.

Detectives are continuing to investigate the shooting, and said they don’t yet know whether anyone will be charged.