Toddler shot in head with pellet, skull penetrated - FOX Carolina 21

Toddler shot in head with pellet, skull penetrated

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Deputies tell us a 2-year-old boy in Anderson County is lucky to be alive tonight, after an accidental shooting.

Deputies say the shooting happened at a home on Martha Drive just after noon Saturday.

We're told the 2-year-old's older brother was putting away his pellet gun when the gun accidentally fired.

The pellet hit the toddler in the head and penetrated his skull.

We're told the boy was taken to Greenville Memorial Hospital.

Officials say the child is expected to make a full recovery.

The shooting has been ruled accidental.

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