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UPDATE: Nine-year-old SV boy released from hospital after gun accident

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SPRING VALLEY - A nine-year-old boy was taken to Regions Hospital Saturday after being shot in the leg.

The Pierce County Sheriff's Department reports the accident happened at N7583 110th St., Spring Valley around 1:30 p.m. Investigator Marty Shepler said the boy's 11-year-old brother was unloading a handgun when it accidentally went off.

The boy was initially transferred to Mayo-Menomonie Hospital, but later airlifted to Regions Hospital.

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