8-year-old hospitalized after shot with BB gun

MECHANICSBURG, Pa. (WHTM) – An 8-year-old boy is being treated in the hospital after police say he was shot in the head with a BB gun.

Police were called around 12:00 p.m. to the area of West Keller South Washington Streets in Mechanicsburg for a report of a juvenile shot with a BB gun.

Investigators say the 8-year-old boy was shot in the temple with a metal BB by a three-year-old.

The 8-year-old was transported by ambulance to Penn State Hershey Medical Center where he’s being treated for non-life threatening injuries.

An investigation is being conducted.

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