12-Year-Old Shot After Family Member's Gun Discharges In Another Room

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BURLINGTON, N.C. — Burlington Police say a 12-year-old is still in the hospital after being shot Thursday night while in a bedroom at home. Police say they received a 911 call around 9:20 p.m. about the shooting.

The child was in a bedroom and a family member's gun accidentally discharged in room nearby and the bullet struck the child, police say.

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