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Brighton police say stolen gun was used in accidental shooting that injured child

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Brighton police said a stolen gun was used in accidental shooting that injured a 4-year-old boy Friday afternoon. The child remains in critical condition at Children's of Alabama after suffering a gunshot wound to the head.

According to Lt. Ray Hubbart with the Brighton Police Department, the victim and a 4-year-old girl were playing with a handgun inside a bedroom at a home located at 4125 7th Avenue around 4:30 p.m. when the shooting happened.

Adults were inside the residence but in another area of the home at the time of the incident.

No charges have been filed in the shooting, but charges are pending in reference to the stolen gun.
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