UPDATE: Limestone County Sheriff’s Office says Saturday night shooting was accident, 4-year-old in critical condition

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UPDATE: The Limestone County Sheriff’s Office says a four-year-old is in critical condition after a Saturday night shooting.

LCSO Spokesman Stephen Young confirmed the child’s status Monday morning, saying the sheriff’s office is still investigating what led to the shooting.

Original Story:

LIMESTONE COUNTY, Ala – A four-year-old child was shot Saturday night and taken to the hospital, according to the Limestone County Sheriff’s Office.

Spokesman Stephen Young says deputies responded to a shooting call on the 13000-block of Brownsferry Road around 6:40 p.m.

He said the child was transported to the Athens-Limestone Hospital. Depending on the extent of the four-year-old’s injuries, the child could be transferred to another hospital.

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