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Police: Philadelphia man shoots son, 9, while cleaning gun

November 27, 2019 GMT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia police say two family members are hospitalized after a man cleaning his gun accidentally shot himself and his 9-year-old son the day before Thanksgiving.

Police say no charges have been filed in the shooting Wednesday morning at a home in the southwest section of the city,

A police spokesman says the 47-year-old father was shot in the hand and the child on the right side of his body.

Authorities say both are in stable condition.