Accidental shooting leaves child in critical condition

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Carthage Police were dispatched to 1054 James Street around two o’clock Friday afternoon for a child with a gunshot wound who was unconscious. Officers provided CPR until paramedics arrived.
    
The girl was taken to Mercy Hospital Joplin and is in critical condition.
    
Carthage Police say it appears to be an accidental shooting, but the incident is still under investigation.

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