7-year-old boy shoots neighbor in Conn.

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Posted: Aug 25, 2012 11:38 AM

PROSPECT, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut police say a 7-year-old boy accidentally shot his adult neighbor in the chest using the man's own handgun.

Police say the man was taken to a hospital but his wound is not life-threatening.

Authorities have not said how the boy got ahold of the gun or what led to the shooting in Prospect.

State police continue to investigate.