Child injured in Henderson Co. accidental shooting

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HENDERSON COUNTY, N.C. (WSPA) – A 3-year-old is receiving medical treatment at Mission Hospital after an accidental shooting.

According to the Henderson County Sheriff’s Office, they received a call at 2:25 p.m. that a 3-year-old child had gained access to a gun and had been accidentally shot.

The sheriff’s office said the call came from Spicer Cover Road in the Edneyville community.

The sheriff’s office, Edneyville Fire and Rescue, Henderson County EMS and a medical air ambulance responded to the scene and the child was airlifted to the hospital.

This incident is still under investigation.

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