Boy hurt in accidental shooting

SECURITY-WIDEFIELD, Colo. (KKTV) - A child is recovering after accidentally shooting himself.

A spokesperson for the El Paso County Sheriff's Office says the boy somehow got his hands on a locked and loaded firearm late Wednesday night but did not elaborate on where he found it. The shooting happened in a home in the Lorson Ranch neighborhood, located in the county east of Security-Widefield.

The boy's injuries are not life-threatening. His age is unknown, other than he is under 12.

No one is facing any charges in the incident.