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13 year old shoots himself in the hand

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A 13-year-old is recovering in the hospital, after he accidentally shoots himself in the hand.

Deputies say the incident happened on Main Street in Dover just after 9 a.m. 

Deputies say while at his grandfather’s home, the teen was injured after a single shot pistol accidentally went off in his hand. The teen suffered an injury to his right palm and was transported to Vidant Medical Center.

Deputies say the teen was with family inside the home when the incident happened. They were their picking up items for their injured family member who had gotten in accident the day before.

Deputies say the teen is expected to be ok.
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