Minor shot on Wickford Lane

Photo: MGN

One minor has been hospitalized after being shot in Escambia County Thursday afternoon.

Preliminary investigation shows that juveniles were playing with a gun and it went off, striking one of them, according to the Escambia County Sheriff's Office.

The incident happened on Wickford Lane near Durham Drive around 1:45 p.m.

Authorities say the minor's injury is not life threatening.

This is a developing story and will be updated as more information becomes available.

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