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18-Month-Old Baby Shot By Stray Bullet

DARRINGTON, Wash. (AP) - The Snohomish County sheriff's office says an 18-month-old boy wounded in a Darrington shooting is recovering Tuesday at a Seattle hospital, and his wound is not life-threatening.

Spokeswoman Rebecca Hover says he was hit in the cheek Monday evening when adults in a next-door apartment pointed a newly purchased gun at a TV and pulled the trigger. The bullet went through the TV and wall.

It's unknown if the boy was hit by the bullet, a fragment or piece of plastic or wood. Hover says no one has been arrested. The case will be referred to the prosecutor's office.

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