No Charges in Gillette Accidental Shooting
GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — Gillette police have determined that the 24-year-old man who shot his brother in the shoulder on Nov. 17 did so accidentally and no charges will be filed.
Police Sgt. Eric Dearcorn says the 24-year-old was handling a handgun when it went off in a home. A bullet hit the 13-year-old in the shoulder and then migrated to his upper chest.
Dearcorn says the 13-year-old was taken to a hospital in Billings, Montana, where he is in stable condition and is expected to recover.