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Metro: Boy, 3, shoots himself in the leg
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 LAS VEGAS -- Metro Police are investigating a shooting involving a 3-year-old boy Sunday night. Initially, the boy's age was reported as 4.

According to police, preliminary reports show the boy found his parents' handgun and accidentally shot himself in the leg. Both parents were home at the time of the shooting which happened around 7:20 p.m. in the 9100 block of Sparklewood Court near Fort Apache and Gowan roads. 

The boy was transported to University Medical Center and is expected to recover.

It is not known yet if charges will be filed against the parents. 

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