11-Year-Old Shot in Sarasota While Playing with Firearm

SARASOTA -- An 11 year old boy got airlifted to a Tampa hospital after he was shot in the cheek. Sarasota sheriff's deputies say a 12-year-old boy was the shooter.

The sheriff's office says it happened Sunday in the 3000 block of McCloud Circle. The boys discovered a firearm. it went off accidentally. The 11-year-old was flown to Tampa General Hospital.

Deputies are working to determine who owns the weapon.

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