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Boy accidentally shoots himself, dad facing charges

The boy's father has been arrested and faces a neglect charge.

INDIANAPOLIS — A 4-year-old boy has been wounded after accidentally shooting himself with a gun he found inside an Indianapolis home. 

Police say the shooting occurred about 7:30 p.m. Saturday at an apartment complex. 

The boy was in stable condition at a hospital. His father has been arrested and faces a neglect charge. Police say the gun was not secured inside the apartment.

This is the second accidental involving a child in Indiana in a week. 

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