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Police investigate accidental shooting in neighborhood

Some tense moments in a Lexington neighborhood after police say a man accidentally shot a teenager.

It happened around 4:30 this afternoon on Charles Ave.

Lexington police say the victim's 20-year-old cousin was playing with the gun when it went off. Police say at this point, the shooting appears to be accidental and the victim is recovering from what is being described as a minor wound to the hand.

Investigators say they do want to question the victim's cousin, but at this point he is not suspected of any crime.


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