Police: Man shot child with pellet gun - CBS46 News

Police: Man shot child with pellet gun

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DeKalb County police said a man shot a child with a pellet gun on Saturday at a home in the 2800 block of Knoll View Drive in Decatur.

Officers said a 26-year-old was playing with a pellet gun in a room with several children. He didn't realize there were pellets inside the gun and shot a family member, according to officers.

A 12-year-old boy was injured, but he was not transported to the hospital and is expected to be OK.

Police said the man fled the house. He faces a battery charge.

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