Child injured in accidental shooting in Clark County

Sheriff deputies continue to investigate a child injured Saturday evening in an accidental shooting in New Carlisle.

Clark County crews were dispatched on reports of a shooting at the 800 block of Bayberry Drive around 6 p.m., according to the Clark County Sheriff’s Office.

“There was an adolescent child involved in an accidental shooting,” a spokesperson for the sheriff’s office said.

The child was transported to a local hospital and is in stable condition after surgery, officials said.

The cause of the shooting is under investigation, the sheriff’s office said.

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