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New Albany police continue to investigate accidental shooting

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An accidental shooting wounded a teenage girl in New Albany, according to police.

Posted: Jul 19, 2019 11:27 AM

NEW ALBANY, Miss. (WTVA) - Police continue to investigate a shooting that happened Tuesday in New Albany.

New Albany Police Chief Chris Robertson said the shooting happened at a house on Lincoln Street.

He described the incident as an accidental shooting.

Juveniles were at the house, and an adult brought a handgun, according to Robertson.

The police chief said a teenage girl handled the gun and it fired, wounding her in the shoulder.

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