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Police: Gun Discharges, Hits 10-Year-Old On Playground

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Police say a 10-year-old was shot in the hand after a gun discharged in a playground Sunday. Police say a 10-year-old was shot in the hand after a gun discharged in a playground Sunday.
PHILADELPHIA -

A 10-year-old was rushed to the hospital Sunday afternoon after police say a gun discharged and struck him on the hand while on a playground in the area of 56th and Christian in Philadelphia.

Police say the incident happened around 3 p.m.

According to investigators, the 10-year-old was playing with the gun when it discharged.

Police say the child was taken to The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia but was later released Sunday evening.

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