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Teen seriously wounded in accidental shooting

Several others present when boy shot in back with 9mm handgun
Dothan police investigate the accidental shooting of  a 14-year old Dothan teen on May 1, 2021.
Dothan police investigate the accidental shooting of a 14-year old Dothan teen on May 1, 2021.
Published: May. 1, 2021 at 11:04 AM CDT
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DOTHAN, Ala. (WTVY) -A 14-year-old boy suffered a serious gunshot wound on Saturday in what appears to police to be an accidental shooting. That shooting happened about 10:15 a.m. at a home on Hill Street in Dothan.

The bullet from a 9mm handgun entered the boy’s back and exited from his stomach area. The victim was transported for treatment at a local hospital.

Investigators questioned others present when the shooting occurred, but foul play is not suspected.

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