Franklinton shooting victim taken to Children’s Hospital

COLUMBUS (WCMH) — Police say a victim was taken to Nationwide Children’s Hospital after a shooting in the Franklinton neighborhood.

The shooting was reported shortly before 5pm at a home on Dana Avenue north of Sullivant Avenue.

Police say 11-year-old Raul Alenjandre and his brother, 15-year-old Pablo Alenjandre, were home alone when Pablo decided to show Raul the gun he had recently found in an alley. The gun accidentally went off, hitting Raul in the legs.

Raul was taken to Nationwide Children’s Hospital in stable condition.

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