Seven-year-old boy injured in shooting accident

A seven-year-old Brady boy suffered minor injuries from an accidental gunshot wound that occurred on New Year’s Day. The accident occurred at approximately 12 p.m. Monday on the property located behind the First United Pentacostal Church on the Brownwood Highway. The boy, his brother and his grandfather were target shooting with a .22 caliber revolver when the weapon misfired. The grandfather was attempting to remove the cylinder from the revolver when it discharged striking the boy in the upper arm. The bullet passed through the boy’s arm and did not strike any bones or major blood vessels. Brady EMS crews responded to the scene and transported him to the Heart of Texas Memorial Hospital where he was treated and released.

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