Child taken to hospital after accidental shooting reported in Marion County

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MARION COUNTY, Miss. (WJTV) — A child was taken to the hospital after being shot in Marion County.

The sheriff’s department said they went to the hospital around 6 p.m. after they received a call about a patient who was suffering from a gunshot wound.

Deputies said the incident was reported as an accidental shooting that happened in the Hub community.

The sheriff’s department contacted the Department of Human Services about the incident. The victim’s injuries were non-life threatening.

There are no further details about the shooting. Deputies said no charges had been filed.

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