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7-year-old boy injured by nail in BB gun

Posted at 10:53 AM, Mar 19, 2018
and last updated 2018-03-19 11:53:55-04

A 7-year-old Lincoln boy is in the hospital recovering from life-threatening injuries after his 12-year-old brother shot him in the chest with a BB gun. 

Police say the 12-year-old put a nail in the BB gun and the nail struck the 7-year-old in the chest, near his heart. 

Police recovered two BB guns from the home and the 7-year-old is stable and expected to recover.