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6-Year-old South Bend boy shot in leg

 


A 6-year-old South Bend boy is recovering in a hospital after police said an 18-year-old Grand Rapids man shot the boy Saturday afternoon.

The man claimed he was playing with a gun when it accidentally went off, putting a bullet in the little boy’s leg.

The man left the scene, but Grand Rapids police said they were able to stop him about a block away.

The boy is expected to recover, and the man is facing charges.

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