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Police: Teen playing with gun accidentally shoots brother, 11

A North College Hill teenager faces charges after police say he accidentally shot his 11-year-old brother while playing with a gun Monday. (FOX19 NOW) A North College Hill teenager faces charges after police say he accidentally shot his 11-year-old brother while playing with a gun Monday. (FOX19 NOW)
NORTH COLLEGE HILL, OH (FOX19) -

A 17-year-old boy is expected to face a juvenile magistrate Tuesday after police say he accidentally shot his younger brother, 11, while playing with a gun Monday.

The teen fired the weapon inside a home on Goodman Avenue about 5:30 p.m., striking his brother in the right side just above the waist, North College Hill police said.

The boy was taken to Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries.

His older brother was taken into custody on discharge of firearm into habitation, tampering with evidence, domestic violence and having weapons while under disability. 

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