Boy, 5, hospitalized with gunshot wound to the head in Astana

ASTANA. July 10. KAZINFORM A 5-year-old boy was wounded in Astana by a man who was shooting at rabbits.

On Tuesday night (July 9) the police received a call that the 5-year-old was admitted to a hospital with a gunshot wound to the head.

According to the police, the suspect was shooting at rabbits in his backyard when he wounded the boy living next door. Investigators said the shooting appeared to be an accident and that the boy was wounded by a stray bullet. It was also confirmed that alcohol was not the factor in the accident.

Investigation has been initiated.

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