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Police: Juvenile Accidentally Shot In Winterville

A juvenile was hospitalized Friday night after an accidental shooting according to Winterville police.

Police were called to a neighborhood near Hillcrest Park in Winterville around 8:45 p.m. Friday.

Police say some juveniles found a gun in a ditch days before the incident, then they were playing with the gun in a home when the weapon accidentally discharged.

The shooting is still under investigation. Officers say the juvenile received non-life threatening injuries. The names of the juveniles involved are not being released.


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