Police: 15-year-old boy in critical condition in Md. after shooting outside apartment

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A 15-year-old boy is in critical condition after he was found shot outside an apartment in Howard County with a 16-year-old family member Saturday, according to authorities.

Howard County Police say the two teenage boys were in possession of a gun.

Officers say they were called to the scene in the 6400 block of Greenfield Road at around 11:46 a.m. and found the two boys. The 15-year-old was was flown to the University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center.

The 16-year-old was not hurt.

Police say they are investigating to see if the shooting was accidental and just how the boys got the gun.