An 18-year-old remained hospitalized in critical condition Wednesday after accidentally shooting himself in the chest while looking at a handgun Tuesday evening in Kansas City, police said.
According to an initial police report, the victim and a 17-year-old friend were looking at a handgun about 7 p.m. in the 2000 block of Park Tower.
As the victim pointed the gun at his chest, the weapon fired.
Officers recovered the firearm.
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