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Boy playing with gun accidentally shoots himself

Posted: 1:54 PM, Jul 26, 2016
Updated: 2016-07-27 14:33:51-04
Boy playing with gun accidentally shoots himself

A 4-year old boy is recovering after accidentally shooting himself while playing with a gun.

Dunkirk Police say the gun went off about 10:25 p.m. Monday at 544 South Roberts Road.

The boy was taken to Brooks Memorial Hospital for treatment and then transferred to Women and Children's Hospital in Buffalo with non-life threatening injuries.

Police say the Chautauqua County District Attorney's Office is investigating and charges are pending.