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.