Investigation into shooting of 5-year-old continues
SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- A South Bend 5-year-old is in an Indianapolis hospital for treatment of a gunshot wound. The prosecutor’s office is trying to determine if charges should be filed.
The shooting happened in the 1300 block of North Huey Street around 9 p.m. Thursday.
South Bend Police say the 5-year-old’s 7-year-old brother may have shot him intentionally, but they are not ruling out other possibilities.
The 5-year-old suffered severe damage to his hand.
He was taken overnight to Riley Hospital for Children.
The other children in the home are now in protective custody.