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Posted: Jan 7, 2013 12:10 PM

Updated: Jan 7, 2013 12:40 PM

BROWNSVILLE - Three boys from Brownsville are accused of shooting a 12-year-old in the face with a BB gun. They face charges for injury to a child.

The incident happened over the weekend on the 1900 block of Taxco Drive. Police said the boys were shooting at the victim's window, trying to get the 12-year-old outside to play. The 12-year-old stepped outside but turned to walk back inside the home.

According to officers, that's when the trio shot at the 12-year-old with an air gun. We're told the victim suffered minor injuries to his face and knee.

Authorities said even a BB gun can be a lethal weapon if not used responsibly.

Topics: Brownsville, injury to a child, bb gun, shot in face

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