Child struck by bullet after setting it on fire - KMOV.com

Child struck by bullet after setting it on fire

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(KMOV) – A 9-year-old boy was hit by an exploding bullet after setting on fire in Jefferson County on Thursday.

Police say the child found a .22-caliber bullet in the house and lit it on fire with a lighter.  The bullet then exploded and sent a projectile into his right arm.

The child was rushed to a nearby hospital and is expected to be okay.

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