Pulaski Police investigate case of juvenile being shot with pellet rifle

On June 22 at 1:38 p.m. officers from Pulaski Police Department were dispatched to the ER at LewisGale Hospital Pulaski in reference to a report of a juvenile who had been shot in the head.  The initial responding officers were able to determine that the incident occurred at an address on Henry Ave.

Investigating officers stayed with the juvenile and additional Officers responded to Henry Ave.  Three  juveniles and one adult were detained at the residence on Henry Ave.  It was subsequently determined that the weapon used was a pellet rifle.

The incident is believed to have been intentional, however, the investigation is still ongoing.  The juvenile was treated and released for non-life threatening injuries.

Pulaski Police Department would like to thank Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office for their assistance during this event.  Due to the ages of the involved parties, no additional information will be released.