A 5-year-old boy was taken to a hospital in Lancaster after being shot in the hand.
On Friday, The Kern County Sheriff's Department responded to a call regarding a child suffering from a gunshot wound.
Once deputies arrived on scene they discovered the 5-year-old boy had a wound to his left middle finger, the boy was rushed to the hospital for non-life threatening injuries.
Officials believe the injury could be related to a fight earlier that day in the neighborhood.
Check back later for details.