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Boy injured in accidental shooting overnight in Memphis

Officers responded to the shooting call about 1 a.m. Friday, August 5, 2022, in the 400 block of South Lauderdale Street.
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MEMPHIS, Tenn — Memphis Police are investigating after they said a boy was accidentally shot overnight.

Officers responded to the shooting call about 1 a.m. Friday, August 5, 2022, in the 400 block of South Lauderdale Street, not far from Mississippi Blvd.

Investigators said they found a boy shot and he was taken to Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital in non-critical condition.

Police have not said what led up to the shooting, just that it was accidental, and his age has not been released.

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