2012-11-07 / Local & State

10-Year-Old Shoots Self, Playing With Gun

PHILADELPHIA (AP) – Philadelphia police say a 10- year-old boy has shot himself in the hand while playing with a gun at a playground.

Police say the accidental shooting happened Sunday afternoon at the Christy Recreation Center.

The boy was taken to the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia with a gunshot wound to his left thumb. WCAU-TV reports he was treated and released.

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