13-year-old gunshot victim in Butler County flown to Dayton hospital

Credit: Nick Graham

Credit: Nick Graham

A 13-year-old boy who was shot Wednesday afternoon in Butler County was flown to a Dayton hospital.

The accidental shooting was reported around 4:30 p.m. and crews were dispatched to the 2400 block of Jackson Road in Overpeck in St. Clair Twp., according to a release from the Butler County Sheriff’s Office.

The young teen was described as “alert and conscious” by the sheriff’s office. He was taken by ambulance to Atrium Medical Center in Middletown and then transferred by medical helicopter to Miami Valley Hospital, the CareFlight Communications Center reported..

The boy’s injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.

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