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Well, girl, 12, accidentally shoots two teenage boys – one critically, police say

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A 12-year-old Alabama girl who was taken into custody Tuesday afternoon after she was accidentally shot and wounded two teenage boys, police said.

The authorities responded to a report of a person shot in the vicinity of the playground area to the east of Birmingham, and at around 3:30 am

The two teens were wounded by gunfire Tuesday afternoon in an area to the east of Birmingham, police say.
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Responding to the officials, two boys, between the ages of 13 and 14 with gunshot wounds. A police sergeant, said the boy was critically injured; the other boy’s injuries are life-threatening. Both were admitted to the hospital, WRBL reported.

The police have arrested a 12-year-old girl two blocks away, after receiving tips from residents. The preliminary results suggested the gun had been discharged, while the little girl was playing with her, according to police.

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Birmingham’s police commissioner, Patrick Smith has called the shooting an “unfortunate” situation and urged the public to be a responsible gun owner is to make sure that everyone is safe and secure.

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The owner of the gun has not been identified. No further information has been released. An investigation is on-going.

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