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15-year-old injured in ‘accidental shooting,’ police say

May 5, 2022, 2:40 PM | Updated: May 6, 2022, 10:19 am
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(FILE PHOTO, Deseret News)
(FILE PHOTO, Deseret News)

OGDEN, Utah — A 15-year-old was shot in what police called an “accidental shooting” Thursday.

According to a release from the Ogden City Police Department, an 18-year-old was “handling a firearm when it discharged,” resulting in a 15-year-old suffering a gunshot wound around 12:15 p.m.

The 15-year-old was transported to the hospital by ambulance.

Police are investigating the incident but no identities have been released at this time.

The condition of the victim was not available.


This is a developing story, details will be added as they become available. 

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15-year-old injured in ‘accidental shooting,’ police say