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Teen accidentally shot by friend

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YAKIMA - A 14 year old is shot in Yakima, and his 14 year old friend admitted to shooting him. 

It happened at 7:39 p.m. Monday night at a home on Ahtanum Road. Yakima County Sheriff's Deputies say the victim has a gunshot wound in his left wrist and his chest.

The two teens first reported this as a drive-by shooting, but later admitted the accident. Deputies recovered a gun at the scene. 

The teen is okay and is expected to be released from the hospital sometime Monday night. Deputies say this is a reminder to all gun owners,  that properly securing them will prevent accidents like this one. This is an ongoing investigation and charges could still be filed. 

   

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