Accidental shooting occurs on 11th Street, victim doing fine

At 3:07 p.m. on Saturday, the Boonville Police Department responded to an accidental shooting in the 1400 block of 11th Street. A 14-year-old female was found with a gunshot wound. The victim was transported to Cooper County Memorial Hospital and then by the Staff for Life Helicopter to University Hospital in Columbia. The victim appeared to not have any life threatening wounds. The Boonville Police Department issued an update Tuesday morning stating the victim is recovering after a surgery. An investigation is still continuing.