Published: Oct 12, 2010 5:55 PM EDT
Updated: Oct 12, 2010 2:55 PM EDT

DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla. (AP) - A 12-year-old boy is in critical condition after being shot in the head.

The Broward County Sheriff's Office says the shooting happened in Deerfield Beach Monday night. The boy, who has not been identified, was taken to Broward General Medical Center.

Sheriff's spokesman Mike Jachles says it's unclear who owned the gun and who shot it.

Three other children and their mother were in the home at the time.

No further details were immediately available.