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UPDATE: Seven-year-old boy still in critical condition after being shot

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HAYDEN, Idaho -

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The seven-year-old accidentally shot while playing with a hand gun remains in critical condition, according to the Kootenai County Sheriff's Office.

Lt. Stu Miller said the weapon fired was a .22 caliber pistol. The 7-year-old and a young friend were playing with the gun when it fired on Saturday in Hayden. They were unsupervised. The boy is currently at Sacred Heart Medical Center in Spokane. 

Lt. Miller said detectives were continuing to investigate the incident Tuesday morning. Once they finish, they will forward their findings to the Kootenai County Prosecutor's Office for review.

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The Kootenai County Sheriff's Office says that two young boys were playing with a hand gun, when the gun discharged and hit one of the boys in the head.

The injured seven-year-old originally went to Kootenai Health, and then medics transferred him to Sacred Heart. He is now in critical condition.

Sheriff's Detectives are continuing an investigation.

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