COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH) — Columbus police responded to a call Monday night that a 13-year-old shot an 11-year-old.
Officers arrived around 7:20 p.m. at the 600 block of E. 2nd Ave. after reports that someone had been shot. They found an 11-year-old boy suffering from a gunshot wound in the torso, according to the Columbus Division of Police.
The victim was taken to a local hospital and is expected to survive. Police said the incident has been ruled an accidental shooting. However, officers also arrested the 13-year-old on a charge of reckless assault, according to a CPD crime report from the incident.
The shooting is under investigation and Columbus police asked anyone with information to call the Columbus Police Felony Assault Unit at 614-645-4141.