Police: 10-year-old reportedly shot in the head in Nicoma Park

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NICOMA PARK, Okla. - Authorities are investigating a shooting that left a 10-year-old injured in Nicoma Park.

Emergency crews were called to the 11100 block of E. Draper around 2:20 p.m. on Thursday in regards to a shooting.

Initial reports indicated that a 10-year-old child was shot with a .380 handgun.

It was later confirmed that the shooting was an accident.

Officials at the scene say they believe the boy is a son of a contractor, who was working at the house.

Police at the scene say they do not know how the child got a hold of a gun in the first place.

Authorities confirmed he was shot in the head.

However, he was alert when he was transported to a local hospital.

No word on the child's condition at this time, although police say he is stable.

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