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5-year-old boy accidentally shoots one of his fingers while playing with grandparents' gun in Fairfield

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Fairfield police are investigating an accidental shooting that sent a 5-year-old boy to the hospital Friday afternoon.

The young boy accidentally shot one of his fingers while playing with his grandparents' gun inside a home in the 4900 block of Lloyd Noland Parkway, Fairfield Police Chief Leon Davis confirmed to ABC 33/40.

The victim was transported to Children's of Alabama for treatment, and according to Davis, he may lose the tip of one of his fingers.

No charges are expected to be filed.

 

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