A 9-year-old boy is in a Lubbock hospital after being accidentally shot in Fisher County over the weekend.

KAMC News reports Keegan Covington (above) was accidentally shot while someone was trying to kill a rattlesnake. Family members say the adult responsible thought the gun was unloaded. The gunshot punctured both of his lungs and caused multiple fractures.

Covington was transported to Covenant Children’s Hospital in Lubbock with serious injuries.

A GoFundMe account has been set up to help the family with medical expenses.

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