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4 Year old Boy Shot in the Chest in Aransas Pass is Alive and Recovering

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ARANSAS PASS (Kiii News) -

Another young boy, just four years old is recovering after being shot in the chest Friday night.

It happened in Aransas Pass.

Tonight, that young boy is alive and is said to be up and moving around. Aransas Pass Police were called out to an apartment on Wheeler Avenue just before 10 last night.

When they arrived, they found the four year old with a bullet wound to the chest. The boy was alert and communicating with police and paramedics -- and was taken to the hospital for treatment. He's listed in stable condition.

At this time, an investigation into the shooting is ongoing, though early reports are that the shooting was simply an accident. Police say the weapon was a 45 caliber hand gun.