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12-year-old boy accidentally shot while playing with gun, Wake sheriff says

Posted April 28
Updated April 30

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— A 12-year-old boy was accidentally shot Friday night in Wake County at a home on Fishing Court in Fuquay-Varina, officials said.

The Wake County Sheriff's Office said the boy and an 11-year-old girl, who is related to him, were playing with a gun when it was fired.

The boy was being treated at WakeMed, where he was in serious condition.

The victim was driven to another location in Holly Springs, where they flagged down a police officer who called an ambulance.

Authorities did not know exactly how the boy and girl are related.

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