Police: 7-year-old boy shot in stomach as he and 8-year-old played with handgun 04/16/2019 12:23 pm PDT Comments (File) via WPMT: GRIFFIN, Ga. (WPMT/CNN) -- A 7-year-old Georgia boy was shot in the stomach Monday as he and an 8-year-old played with a handgun, police said. The two children found a .45-caliber handgun while they were alone in an apartment, Griffin police said. The accidental shooting happened as the children mishandled the weapon, authorities said. The 7-year-old victim was rushed to a hospital, where he was undergoing surgery, police said. Police in Griffin, about 38 miles south of Atlanta, did not say if the two children are related. MORE: Police: 7-year-old boy was shot in stomach as he and 8-year-old played with a handgun - WPMT #Atlanta #Georgia #WPMT Related Stories 12-year-old boy in grave condition after shooting with illegal gun: Police Mother of 8-year-old shot during baby shower speaks out Loaded gun in diaper bag goes off, injuring dad, baby: Police 6-year-old accidentally shot by brother dies; organs donated Waiting for your permission to load facebook comments.