4-year-old injured in accidental shooting

Local News

VERNAL, Utah (News4Utah) A 4-year-old boy is recovering after he accidentally fired a gun Thursday morning.

Uintah County Sheriff Office believes the child was climbing some shelves in a closet when the found the loaded handgun.

It accidentally fired hitting him in the chest.

That child’s condition was reported as stable Friday night.

This is a developing story. Updates will be posted as they become available.  

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