Deputies: 11-year-old shot in leg

Child shot in Trotwood. (Photo WDTN/Josh Ames)
Child shot in Trotwood. (Photo WDTN/Josh Ames)

TROTWOOD, Ohio (WDTN) – AN 11-year-old Trotwood boy called his mother Monday and told her he was shot by three or four males.

Further investigation by Trotwood police found the boy was not telling the truth.

The incident happened in the back yard of a home in the 1100 block of Graystone Drive in the Townview neighborhood.

Police told 2 NEWS the child was playing with a gun when it went off and the bullet hit him in the leg.

Police said the injury is not life threatening. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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