Grandfather and grandchild shot by same bullet


A grandfather and grandchild suffered gunshot wounds from the same bullet.

According to Indiana State Police, the juvenile was visiting the grandfather and asked to shoot the grandpa’s handgun.

The grandfather said the juvenile would have to wait.

That’s when the child got the gun and loaded a bullet in it.

When the grandfather tried to take the gun away, it went off and shot the grandfather in the hand and the child in the leg Friday.
The grandfather was treated at the Putnam County Hospital. The grandchild went to Riley up in Indianapolis.

No names have been released.

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