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14-Year-Old Shot In Face In Reported Accident

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Police are holding a 24-year-old man in custody in connection with the shooting. The man claims he didn't know the gun he was showing to the 14-year-old was loaded.

UPDATE

After police initially said the 14-year-old boy "died from a single gun shot wound,authorities are now saying he survived and is not dead

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