LOUISVILLE, Ky (WDRB) -- A southern Indiana teenager has life-threatening injuries after police say he was shot by another teen.

State police say it happened Tuesday afternoon in a barn near Honey Run Road near Pekin in Washington County.

Police say a teenage boy picked up a gun found in the barn and pulled the trigger.

16-year-old John Bird was was taken to University Hospital with life-threatening injuries.

The other teenager was taken to the Jackson County juvenile detention center.

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