ADKINS, Texas -- A 12-year-old boy was shot at his home in East Bexar County.
Emergency crews were called to a home in the 4300 block of Stuart Road, near Highway 87 and Loop 1604, around 2:00 p.m. Thursday. According to a Bexar County Sheriff's Office spokesperson, the boy's 14-year-old brother accidentally shot him with a .22 caliber weapon. The 14-year-old ran next door to his aunt's house to get help.
The 12-year-old was taken by AirLife to University Hospital and was conscious at the time he was transported. His brother was not injured in the shooting but is said to be in shock.
The boys' mother was at work, and the boys were home alone when the shooting happened.