Police Say Teenager Shot By Another Teen While Playing With A Gun

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A teenager was hospitalized after police say he was accidentally shot by another teen in southeast Columbus.

Police responded to a report of a shooting at a home in the 1100 block of Smith Road around Noon Sunday.

Officers found a 15-year-old boy shot in the chest.  He was transported to Grant Medical Center with non-life threatening wounds.

Police said it appears two teenagers were playing with a gun when it discharged, striking the victim.

Officers continue to investigate.

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