Police: Boy shoots himself -- accidentally

The shooting was accidental, police say.
The shooting was accidental, police say.

TOLEDO -- A child accidentally shot himself while playing with a gun, police say. It happened in the 700 block of Vance in central Toledo.

Police tell us the boy -- believed to be between the ages of 11 and 13 -- was playing with a gun with friends in a back bedroom.

The gun went off, shooting the boy in the hand. His friends took the gun and hid it before police got there.

There were several small children in the house as well, and police are still investigating to determine if any charges will be filed.

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