Shooting

A 5-year-old injured in an accidental shooting continues to be treated, police said Wednesday. The incident happened at 1303 Wildflower St. in Elkhart.

ELKHART — Injuries suffered by a 5-year-old boy in an accidental shooting Tuesday were described Wednesday as non-life-threatening.

The boy was transported to Memorial Hospital in South Bend with life-threatening injuries when officers and medics found him with a gunshot wound to the chest at his home in the 1300 block of Wildflower Street, the Elkhart Police Department said.

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