FAIRMONT, W.Va. — Fairmont Police released more information Thursday in connection with the April 9 shooting of an 11-year-old boy.
Police said the shooting, which took place on Fairmont’s West Side, was an unintentional accident.
Lt. Steve Shine issued the following statement:
“Public justice will not be served by the release of any additional information at this time. Due to the circumstances of this incident, and out of respect for the grieving family, we have intentionally withheld details of this unfortunate accident until our investigation is concluded.”
The boy remains in critical condition at Ruby Memorial Hospital.