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Man charged in accidental shooting of nephew

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Jordan Henderson allegedly accidentally shot his 14-year-old nephew in Florissant. Credit: St. Louis County PD Jordan Henderson allegedly accidentally shot his 14-year-old nephew in Florissant. Credit: St. Louis County PD
The Sugar Pines Apartments in Florissant (Credit: KMOV) The Sugar Pines Apartments in Florissant (Credit: KMOV)

FLORISSANT, Mo. (KMOV.com) – A man is facing charges after he allegedly accidentally shot his 14-year-old nephew.

According to police. Jordan Henderson, 20, was playing with a gun, playfully pointed it at his nephew and pulled the trigger multiple times without the gun going off. However, he later accidentally shot his nephew inside the Sugar Pines Apartments in the 11000 block of Sugar Pines Court.

The 14-year-old was taken to the hospital and is expected to survive.

Henderson is charged with second-degree assault.

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