Des Moines teen accidentally shot in eye at home, police say

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DES MOINES, Iowa — A Des Moines teen is hospitalized after accidentally getting shot in the eye on Saturday, police said.

Officers were called to a home on the south side in the 5600 block of SW 5th Place just after 2 p.m.

Police say a teen boy was home when he was accidentally shot in the eye after someone mishandled a gun.

The teen was taken to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, police said.

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