Fort Worth child wounded after finding gun under mattress

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Fort Worth child wounded after finding gun under mattress

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Posted on November 16, 2013 at 11:43 AM

Updated Saturday, Nov 16 at 11:44 AM

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Fort Worth police said a seven-year-old child was injured Saturday morning after finding a gun.

Officer Daniel Segura said the weapon discharged after the boy discovered the weapon under a mattress at a residence in the 4900 block of Calumet Street.

The boy, whose name was not released, was shot in the finger and transported to a hospital. He is expected to recover.

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