- Associated Press - Tuesday, September 22, 2015

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - Authorities say a 15-year-old boy was in serious but stable condition at a hospital after he was accidentally shot in the chest.

Birmingham police say the shooting happened around 7 p.m. Monday on Sundale Drive.

Birmingham police Lt. Sean said that it appeared the boy was playing with the firearm when it discharged. Police said negligence charges will be filed against a 20-year-old who was at the scene.

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