Teen shot in leg Sunday evening in aurora by youthful member of the family.

A 16-year-old was shot in the leg by a 14-year-old family member Sunday night, according to Aurora police.

#APDAlert Last night, officers responded to a shooting near Akron / E 12. A 16-year-old was shot in the leg and taken to the hospital. Officers discovered that a 14 year old family member accidentally shot 16 year old while playing with the gun. The investigation is ongoing and no arrests have been made. pic.twitter.com/nzoOGEjT0u

– Aurora Police Dept (@AuroraPD) November 23, 2020

The shooting, which police describe as accidental, took place in the East 12th Avenue and Akron Street area. The 16-year-old victim was taken to a local hospital.

Police said the 14-year-old “played with the gun” when they fired. An investigation is still ongoing. No one was arrested on Sunday evening.

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