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UPDATE: Richmond Police: Child accidentally shoots relative


Richmond Police told NBC12 a shooting in the city's East End on Sunday appears to be accidental.

According to police, a child accidentally got their hands on a loaded gun that was left sitting out in a home in the 2300 block of Whitcomb Street.

The victim, a man in his 50's, is a relative of the child. Police told NBC12 late Sunday night, that man has life-threatening injuries at VCU Medical Center.

We're told authorities will release more information in the coming days. Stay with NBC12 for updates.

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