15-Year-Old Boy Accidentally Shoots Himself in Head

It’s the kind of story most parents dread: A 15-year-old boy accidentally shoots himself in head and is currently in serious condition.

The incident happened at a home in Forrest Park, a suburb in Orlando, Florida. The sheriff’s office isn’t sure how the boy got hold of the gun, and they have not released the name of the gun owner; so far, no one has been charged.

However, this morning the agency said in a statement that detectives “have determined that the shooting was an accident.”

“The teen victim was in possession of the weapon when it accidentally fired. The teen is in the hospital recovering,” the Sheriff’s Office said.

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