Sheriff: Man kills snake, accidentally shoots 9-year-old boy
A 9-year-old boy is in a Lubbock hospital with life-threatening injuries after being shot Saturday.
According to Fisher County Sheriff Allan Arnwine, the boy went with his mother's friend to a ranch southwest of Roby.
While there, Arwine said the man shot and killed a snake. When the man reloaded the gun, he accidentally shot the boy.
The 9-year-old was airlifted to a hospital in Lubbock.
No other details have been released.