ODESSA- Around 3:00 Friday afternoon Ector County deputies were notified of a gunshot victim. The shooting was in a rural part of the county, on the 16000 block of Highway 385.
A 6 year old boy was shot in the left shoulder and rushed to Odessa Regional Medical Center with what appeared to be non life threatening injuries. The boy was then flown to Lubbock's Covenant Hospital earlier this evening. Police say the person behind the trigger was the boy's 15-year-old brother.
NewsWest 9 was told the shooting appears to be accidental; We spoke to a local gunsmith who says education is key.