Report: 3-Year-Old Accidentally Shoots Uncle Near LOVE Park
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A man was reportedly shot multiple times by his 3-year-old nephew shortly before noon on Friday near LOVE Park.
According to NBC10, police believe the incident occurred near 16th and Arch streets when the 3-year-old boy got hold of a gun while sitting in the back seat of his uncle’s car. The victim was in the driver’s seat when the boy fired the gun, police told the news organization.
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NBC10 reports that a second uncle, who reportedly left the car to enter a nearby building shortly before the shooting occurred, is a Philadelphia Housing Authority police officer.
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