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1 October 2002

Kalamazoo Gazette (Michigan)

Two teenagers in possession of an unregistered gun found out how dangerous playing with firearms can be. A 15-year-old was shot in the stomach/chest area after his friend, Wilberto Ponce, 17, had been handling the gun, which discharged accidentally, said Wyoming Police Sgt. Steve Grunewald. The incident occurred at 1314 Chicago Drive, according to police. Police received a call around 5 p.m. on Sept. 17 and initially the two teens said they had been riding bikes along... (

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