Albany boy, 9, accidentally shoots himself with gun

Posted at: 07/22/2013 3:48 PM | Updated at: 07/22/2013 4:02 PM
By: WNYT Staff

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ALBANY – A 9-year-old boy is expected to be okay after accidentally shooting himself in the hand with a gun.

It happened around 6:15 p.m. Saturday.

Police say the boy found the gun in the backyard of a home on Orange Street. He was handling it when it accidentally fired.

The boy was treated at the hospital and released.

Police are still investigating. There s no word on any charges.



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