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10-year-old boy shot, wounded during pee wee football game in Forrest City


FORREST CITY, Arkansas — Police in Forrest City say a 10-year-old boy was apparently accidentally shot during a pee wee football game.

Police told reporters the boy was shot in the foot Saturday and that the injury is not life-threatening.

Police say the person suspected of firing the shot was not attending the game and the shooting is believed to be accidental. Police say the football field is adjacent to a wooded area where people sometimes hunt.

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