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Iowa teen cleaning gun accidentally shoots self in leg

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 URBANDALE, Iowa (AP) -- Police in the Des Moines suburb of Urbandale say a teen has accidentally shot himself in the leg while cleaning a handgun.
Television station KCCI reports (http://bit.ly/2v8F6qv ) that officers were called to the teen's house around 1 p.m. Wednesday.
Police say a 16-year-old boy was cleaning the gun when he shot himself in the leg.
The boy was taken to a local hospital. His injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.
Police say at least one parent was home at the time of the shooting.
No charges have been filed.

 

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