Anderson police investigate after 14-year-old shot in the face

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ANDERSON, Ind. (WISH) — A 14-year-old Anderson boy is in an Indianapolis hospital after police say he was shot in the face.

Anderson Police received a call at 8:54 p.m. Friday of a teen shot.

According to Major Joel Sandefur with Anderson Police Department, a 14-year-old boy was shot once in the face with a handgun in the 900 block of Walnut Street in Anderson.

He was able to walk home from the scene of the shooting and was responsive and able to talk to officers following the incident. The victim was taken to a local hospital and then transported to an Indianapolis hospital for further treatment.

Police say they’re currently investigating whether the incident was accidental or intentional.

No arrests have been made in connection with this incident.