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Boy, 14, shot in Minneapolis after "accidental discharge of gun" inside apartment

CBS Minnesota logoCBS Minnesota 8/10/2022 WCCO Staff

MINNEAPOLIS – Police say a 14-year-old boy is hospitalized after suffering "a potentially life-threatening gunshot wound" after a gun was accidentally fired inside a north Minneapolis apartment early Tuesday evening.

It happened at about 5:27 p.m. on the 1100 block of James Avenue North. Police say there was "a gathering of people inside the apartment" at the time of the shooting.

A gun was found at the scene, and police are still investigating. No arrests have been made.

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This was the first of four shootings that occurred Tuesday night in the city. A woman who seriously hurt by gunfire an hour later in south Minneapolis, and two men were hurt in a double shooting an hour after that in north Minneapolis.


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