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      3-year-old accidentally shot by 4-year-old brother

      A 3-year-old boy is expected to recover after being accidentally shot by his 4-year-old brother.


      A 3-year-old St. Louis County boy is expected to recover after being accidentally shot by his 4-year-old brother.


      The shooting happened Sunday afternoon at the family's home in north St. Louis County. Police say the boys' 27-year-old father was taken into custody. Formal charges have not been filed.


      The 3-year-old was taken to a hospital with what was described as a graze wound.


      Police have not said how the 4-year-old got his hands on the gun. Police confiscated the weapon.

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