Brentwood teen recovers after being shot by cousin

A 14-year-old Brentwood boy is recovering from emergency surgery at Good Samaritan Hospital after being shot in the stomach by his 13-year-old cousin Monday. Police say they believe the shooting was

News 12 Staff

Aug 22, 2006, 11:34 PM

Updated 6,535 days ago

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A 14-year-old Brentwood boy is recovering from emergency surgery at Good Samaritan Hospital after being shot in the stomach by his 13-year-old cousin Monday.
Police say they believe the shooting was accidental and occurred while the 13-year-old was showing off a .38-caliber pistol to his cousin and another friend. According to investigators, the boy says he found the gun in the woods while playing basketball at a nearby park. They say the boy, who says the gun accidentally fired a round, appears to be remorseful.
The 13-year-old is being charged with reckless assault.


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