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Police: 13-year-old Gillette boy shot by brother

November 20, 2018

GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — Police say a 13-year-old Wyoming boy is recovering in a hospital after he was shot by his 24-year-old brother inside a house in Gillette.

The Gillette News Record reports police Lt. Brent Wasson says the adult brother was “handling” a 9 mm handgun when it went off Saturday.

Wasson says the boy was shot in the shoulder, and the bullet later migrated to his upper chest.

The boy was later transferred to a hospital in Billings, Montana.

No charges have been filed against the 24-year-old.

Wasson says the shooting is still under investigation.

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Information from: The Gillette (Wyo.) News Record, http://www.gillettenewsrecord.com

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