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Published April 01 2010

7-year-old boy shot with BB gun

FARGO – A 13-year-old boy is accused of shooting a 7-year-old boy with a BB gun at a neighborhood park in Fargo on Wednesday, police said.

The incident was reported at 6:06 p.m. in the 1500 block of 34th Avenue South.

The 7-year-old had been calling the suspect names, and when he ran away, the 13-year-old allegedly shot him in the leg with a BB gun, Sgt. Mark Lykken said.

The victim didn’t require medical attention.

Police found the suspect at his home and referred him to juvenile court for aggravated assault.