Incident occurs on 11th Street, investigation continuing

On 01/19/2013 at approx. 15:07 the Boonville Police Department was dispatched to the 1400 Block of Eleventh Street in reference to a possible shooting. Upon officer's arrival a female in her early teens was located with a gunshot wound. The victim was transported to the Cooper County Memorial Hospital and later transferred to University Hospital for treatment. At this time the injury does not appear to be life threatening. The shooting appears to be accidental. The investigation is continuing.