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Child in critical condition after apparent accidental shooting in southern Jefferson County

A 5-year-old was taken to the hospital after an accidental shooting was reported at around 10 a.m.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — A child was taken to the hospital after an apparent accidental shooting in southern Jefferson County Friday morning.

MetroSafe confirmed a juvenile was shot on Spyglass Ct. at around 10 a.m. Louisville police said a 5-year-old was shot and taken to Norton Children's Hospital in critical condition.

Police said the shooting did appear to be accidental, but said the Major Crimes Unit is investigating.

WHAS11 will update this story with more information when it is received.

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