STAUNTON -- A juvenile was transported to St. Vincent Clay Hospital Monday afternoon following an accidental shooting.
At approximately 11:53 a.m., officials with the Clay County Sheriff's Department were dispatched to a residence south of Staunton in reference to the shooting.
When deputies arrived, they discovered a female juvenile had been shot in the leg.
According to officials, the male juvenile said his father had acquired a new revolver and he believed it to be unloaded. The male also said he thought the weapon had rubber bullets.
The male told officials he pulled the trigger, discharging the weapon and shooting his sister in the leg.
According to officials, the handgun was a small caliber revolver.
The female was taken via TransCare to St. Vincent Clay Hospital and later airlifted to Methodist Hospital, Indianapolis. Her condition is not known at this time.
The case is still under investigation by the sheriff's department.
Additional responders included the Posey Township Volunteer Fire Department.