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Police: 10-year-old shot in mishap, 14-year-old charged

January 15, 2018

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina police are charging a 14-year-old with the accidentally shooting of 10-year-old boy in the stomach.

Charlotte-Mecklenburg police said Monday the 14-year-old is charged with possession of a firearm by a minor.

The victim is recovering from surgery after the shooting Sunday afternoon. Investigators said there were multiple juveniles in the home when the boy was shot.

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