Texas teen injured in accidental shooting

DEKALB, TX (KSLA) – An Ark-La-Tex teen is recovering this morning after being shot in the leg. We are told the shooting was an accident.

This happened around 4:30 yesterday evening in Bowie County near Dekalb, Texas.

Authorities didn't even find out until they were called by the hospital. The 11 year old victim was accidentally shot by a 16 year old cousin while unloading a handgun.

The 11 year old's injuries are not life-threatening.