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A 7-year-old child was hospitalized Sunday afternoon after shooting himself in the leg, according to initial reports from Baton Rouge police.

Emergency crews were called to the 4500 block of Oaklon Drive just after 4 p.m., where they transported one victim with non-life threatening injuries, Emergency Medical Services spokesman Mike Chustz said.

Baton Rouge Police Department spokesman Sgt. Don Coppola said it appears the child accidentally shot himself in the leg.

Details were limited as of Sunday afternoon.

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