Father says 7-year-old son shot self while playing with gun in NH


MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) -- A New Hampshire father says his 7-year-old son found a gun kept at home and shot himself in the leg.

The father, of Manchester, tells WMUR-TV the boy went into the bedroom and climbed to find the gun, which he took to the bathroom to play with.

The child suffered a non-life-threatening injury on Thursday.

The father said he was out running an errand and his son and two other children were being watched by his fiancee.

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