The LeFlore County Sheriff's Office is investigating after a 9-year-old was shot and killed earlier this afternoon near Panama.
The mother of the deceased boy said that an 11-year-old brother shot his younger brother, but police are still investigating.
LeFlore sheriff's are going to conduct additional interviews with the the sibling and the mother.
Undersheriff Kendal Morgan with LeFlore Co. Sheriff's Office said the mother reportedly found the gun in the house and thought it was fake.
The incident occurred around 1 p.m. Wednesday at Buck Creek Road and Blue Goose Road near Panama.
The Department of Human Services is also involved in the investigation.
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