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US: 2-year-old shot in chest by 4-year-old cousin

Authorities say a 2-year-old boy has been shot in the chest by his 4-year-old cousin.

world Updated: Nov 25, 2016 19:46 IST
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Police say the shooting happened around 4.30 pm on Thursday when the two boys were playing with a gun in a home in north Philadelphia.
Police say the shooting happened around 4.30 pm on Thursday when the two boys were playing with a gun in a home in north Philadelphia.(Representative image)

Authorities say a 2-year-old boy has been shot in the chest by his 4-year-old cousin.

Police say the shooting happened around 4.30 pm on Thursday when the two boys were playing with a gun in a home in north Philadelphia.

The 2-year-old was being treated Thursday night at St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children and was listed in critical condition.

Police say the boy’s mother and her boyfriend were home when the shooting occurred.

A gun was recovered.