• Fire rescue: 11-year-old in grave condition after shooting self in the eye

    By: WFTV Web Staff

    Updated:

    An 11-year-old boy was taken to the hospital after accidentally shooting himself in the eye, according to Orange County Fire Rescue.

    Firefighters said the boy shot himself at a home on North Pine Hills Road shortly before 6 p.m. Saturday. 

    The boy was taken to Arnold Palmer hospital as a trauma alert.

    Deputies identified the boy as Michael Sconiers and said he is in grave condition. 

    First responders said they believe the shooting was accidental. 

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