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Charges pending and one person recovering after accidental shooting

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A boy is recovering after Des Moines police say his friend accidentally shot him in the shoulder.

Police say they were playing with a handgun at the time of the incident.

Police say both boys are 13 years old.

The boy who was hurt, Alec Osborn was initially listed in fair condition. At this time there is no update concerning his condition.

Police seized eight guns from the home where the incident happened.

Prosecutors are considering pressing charges against gun owner, Dennis Yohe who gave boys access to the guns.

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