Police: 9-year-old accidentally shot on Carroll Street

SOUTH BEND, Ind. – South Bend Police responded to a report that a 9-year-old boy was shot Thursday afternoon. 

When police arrived to the 700 block of Lincoln Way East before 4:30 p.m. they learned the injury occurred on S. Carroll street.

The police were called once the boy went to Lincoln Way East, a gas station.

The boy was shot in the finger. It is non life-threatening, according to officials. 

Detectives have deemed this incident as accidental.

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