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8-Year-Old Shoots Gun Found at Bakersfield School Bus Stop

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BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KMPH) -

An 8-year-old boy in Bakersfield finds a gun and shoots it.

Nobody was seriously hurt.

But this kid is learning a lesson.

The gun was found at a school bus stop.

Kern county sheriff's deputies say the boy picked it up.

He was holding the gun near his face.

It went off.

The handle struck him and cut his forehead.

Sheriff's deputies say the bus full of kids pulled up just as the gun went off.

No one else was hurt.

Investigators are trying to determine how the gun got there.

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