8-year-old Accidentally Shot in Chest by His 14-year-old Brother at Walmart in Choctaw

KOKH - July 5, 2023 6:50 am

An 8-year-old boy was accidentally shot in the chest by his 14-year-old brother in a Walmart parking lot on Tuesday.

The incident happened at the Walmart near NE 23rd and Henney.

Both are children of an off-duty Oklahoma City police officer, according to law enforcement.

The gun used in the shooting belonged to the off-duty officer but the officer was not present when the shooting occurred.

Police said the shooting happened inside a car after a relative the children were with had gone inside the store to grab something.

The injured child was brought to an area hospital by ambulance because the a helicopter was too far away, police say. The boy was taken into surgery but there aren’t any updates on his condition.




Latest Stories

Vinita Public Schools to offer free meals to students in 2024-2025 school year

VINITA, OKLA (KTUL) — Vinita Public Schools announced that students will receive free meals. In a Facebook...

Guthrie Councilman Resigns After Controversial Comment on Trump Assassination Attempt

GUTHRIE, Okla. (KOKH) — A Guthrie city leader resigned after comments he made online following the assassination...


The new Twisters movie is in theaters across the country. The movie takes place in Oklahoma...