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Iowa toddler shot in the leg

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DES MOINES (KWWL) -

A one-year-old Des Moines boy is recovering from a gunshot wound to the leg.

It happened at the child's home yesterday afternoon.

The 19-month-old boy was playing in the backyard of his home while his father and a relative were in a garage nearby holding the gun.

The gun went off and hit the toddler in the leg.

Police are calling it a freak accident.

The toddler is in good condition and no charges have been filed.

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