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Boy, 14, critical after accidental shooting at Minneapolis apartment

Bring Me The News logo Bring Me The News 8/10/2022 Adam Uren
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Police say the shooting happened during a gathering at an apartment.

A 14-year-old boy is in a life-threatening condition after being shot in what police are calling an "accidental" incident in Minneapolis.

The incident happened in an apartment in the 1100 Block James Avenue North just before 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, with officers arriving to find the boy severely injured.

He was taken to a hospital after paramedics arrived. 

Per MPD: "Preliminary information indicates that an accidental discharge of a gun occurred within a gathering of people inside the apartment."

Police say a gun was recovered from the scene. At this time, no arrests have been made, with the investigation in its early stages.

Note: The details provided in this story are based on the police’s latest version of events, and may be subject to change.

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