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Police: 5-year-old shoots younger sister in arm in W.Va.; parents charged
Reported by: Associated Press
Monday, April 7, 2014 6:04 PM EDT
CROSS LANES, W.Va.
Police say a Kanawha County couple has been arrested after a 5-year-old shot his 4-year-old sister in the arm.
Humphreys says the shooting at the home is believed to be accidental and the injuries to the girl's left arm aren't life threatening.
Humphreys says the girl was taken to Thomas Memorial Hospital around 10:30 a.m. Monday. He says hospital staff then alerted authorities.
Child Protective Services officials also are investigating.