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Police: Children playing with gun leads to accidental shooting

Police said the officers were called to the scene around 1 p.m.
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Columbus police on scene of an accidental shooting on July 8, 2020

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Columbus police are investigating a shooting that left a 10-year-old injured Wednesday afternoon.

Officers were called to McGuffey Road, just south of Hudson Street, around 1 p.m.

Police said the child was taken to Nationwide Children's Hospital in stable condition after being shot in the arm.

The 10-year-old and another juvenile were playing with a gun and the gun accidentally fired, police say. 

There is no word on any charges that may be filed in this case.