Deputies: 4-year-old hurt in accidental shooting

- Pasco County deputies say an accidental shooting injured a 4-year-old Wednesday evening.

Authorities say the call came in at 9:17 p.m. First responders rushed to the scene along Boulder Run Loop in Wesley Chapel. 

Investigators say the the child appears to have accidentally shot himself.  The boy was flown to the hospital for treatment but is expected to recover.

So far, no names or other details about the shooting have been released.

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