Young Boy Shot in Tragic Accident

Investigations continue

Young Boy Shot in Tragic Accident

An horrific shooting accident has rocked Stanthorpe.

A 5-year-old boy is in a stable but critical condition in the Lady Cilento Hospital in Brisbane after he was shot in the face by an 11-year-old boy on Tuesday.

The shooting happened on Granite Belt Drive at Cottonvale, near Stanthorpe around 4pm.

It is believed that the boys are cousins.

Police described the incident as a "tragic accident", though investigations are continuing.