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UPDATE: Boy Accidentally Sticks Himself with Syringe Found in Parking Lot

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MISSOULA - Missoula Sheriff's officials say it will be difficult to for a lab to test a syringe found by a boy in a parking lot of a local high school.

The boy found the syringe in the parking lot of Big Sky High School on Wednesday morning, and accidentally stuck himself with it.

The boy attends Fort Courage daycare near Big Sky.

Investigators say the boy is okay, but his parents plan to have the syringe tested at a private lab.

However, sheriff's officials say it will be difficult to test the syringe because it was out in rainy weather for a long period of time.

They say unless a syringe still contains liquid, it's difficult for a lab to perform tests.

Daycare employees have found several needles in the parking lot over the past few months.

It's currently unclear if school officials plan on cleaning up the parking lot.


Missoula County Sheriff's officials say a young boy stuck himself with a syringe he found in a high school parking lot.

Detective Paige Pavalone says the boy found the syringe on Wednesday morning in the parking lot of Big Sky High School.

The boy attends the Fort Courage daycare located near Big Sky.

Pavalone says daycare employees have found several needles in the parking lot over the past couple months.

Pavalone says the boy accidentally stuck himself with the syringe while playing. He and the needle are now being tested.

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