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Antigo Police: Child's shooting ruled accidental

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ANTIGO, Wis. (WAOW) -

The Antigo Police Department has ruled the shooting of a 4-year old boy accidental.

Our affiliate in Wausau, Newsline 9 received a news release from Police Chief Eric Roller Friday.

It concludes that the child was alone in the basement of the home at the time of the shooting.

Investigators said the gun belonged to the child's parents and it was loaded and had been placed in a shooter's bag inside a basement cupboard.

The child suffered serious injuries in the shooting and remains hospitalized.

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