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A 12-year-old Jennings County boy accidentally shot by his 16-year-old brother remained in an Indianapolis hospital Tuesday.

The child was shot while his brother was handling a rifle in their home late Monday, Maj. Jerry L. Shepherd of the Jennings County Sheriff’s Department said.

“He’s not doing very well,” Shepherd said Tuesday. “His condition is not stable.”

Deputies were called to a home in Sand Creek Township near county roads 1000N and 275W at 11:37 p.m. Monday.

 

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