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Teen hospitalized after accidentally shooting himself in face

CHILDRESS, TX (KCBD) -

CHILDRESS, TX (KCBD) - A Childress teenager remained hospitalized in Lubbock Monday night, after authorities say he accidentally shot himself in the face over the weekend.  According to KFDA-TV in Amarillo, the 16-year-old victim was at an area hunting ground when the accident happened.

He had a rifle, and reportedly thought it wasn't loaded, when he accidentally shot himself around 10:00 a.m. Sunday.  First responders brought him to Lubbock with life threatening injuries.

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