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Unsupervised 2-year-old shoots himself in the hand

GURLEY, AL (WAFF) -

A 2-year-old child accidentally shot himself Tuesday night, according to the Madison County Sheriff's Department.

Deputies said the child was handling the gun, unsupervised, at a home off Church Street in Gurley when it went off and hit him in the hand.

The child was taken to Huntsville Hospital, but his injuries were not life-threatening.

As usual protocol, a deputy said, the Department of Human Resources was called to the home.

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