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BCSO: Child injured in accidental shooting in SE Bexar County

Child taken to area hospital for further treatment, officials say

Lights atop a police cruiser flash at the scene of a crime in this undated file image.
Lights atop a police cruiser flash at the scene of a crime in this undated file image. (KPRC/File)

SAN ANTONIO – A child was hospitalized after an accidental shooting in southeast Bexar County, according to the Bexar County Sheriff’s Office.

The shooting happened around 9:30 p.m., Friday, in the 12000 block of Bernhardt Road.

Deputies first received a call for an accidental shooting involving a child. After arriving on scene, officials said the child is alert and responding.

The child is being taken to an area hospital for further treatment and the investigation is still ongoing.

This is a developing story and we’ll bring more updates as they become available.

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