Cops: Oneida County man shot 11-year-old grandson with a BB gun
Taberg (WSYR-TV) – An Oneida County man is facing charges after allegedly shooting his 11-year-old grandson in the back with a BB gun.
According to the Sheriff’s Office, James Gabler of Taberg picked up the gun after the boy set it down on a table.
The 56-year-old man then pulled the trigger and the pellet struck the boy.
The BB had to be removed from under the boy’s skin at a local hospital.
Sheriff’s Deputies charged Gabler with assault in the third degree.
Gabler was issued an appearance ticket.
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