Richland County Teen Recovering After Being Shot by Brother

A 13-year-old boy was treated at a hospital and released after accidentally being shot by his brother on a Richland County farm.

The sheriff’s office says the teen was accidentally shot in the thigh by his 9-year old brother with a .22-caliber rifle while the two were shooting pigeons with their father on a farm south of Abercrombie on Sunday afternoon.

The sheriff’s office and the state Game and Fish Department are investigating.