Harrison County

They were looking at a gun when it discharged, police say. One teen was wounded.

A juvenile was wounded in west Gulfport in what appears to have been an accidental shooting, a police spokesman said.

The shooting occurred about 12:06 p.m. Sunday near 19th Street and 42nd Avenue, Gulfport police Sgt. Joshua Bromen confirmed.

The wounded juvenile, a teenager, was taken to a Gulfport hospital by other teens and was treated for a single gunshot wound, Bromen said.

All of the teens are juveniles, he said.

They were looking at the gun when it discharged, Bromen said.

The shooting remains under investigation.

Robin Fitzgerald: 228-896-2307, @robincrimenews

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