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Two people injured in accidental shooting

Two people are recovering after an accidental shooting in Laurel county.

It happened on East Highway 3094 near East Bernstadt.

State police say J.R. Brock was handing a gun to his friend when it accidentally went off.

The bullet went through a wall and hit a juvenile in the hip.

It also grazed the friend's arm.

The juvenile was taken to St. Joseph's hospital in London.

State police say the juvenile was later taken to UK hospital as a precaution to check for internal injuries.

Police arrested J.R. Brock at the scene on a charge unrelated to the shooting.


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