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Child injured after being shot in the chest with pellet gun

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A child has been injured after being hit in the chest with a pellet gun at a home on Rt. 25 in Dunbar.

According to the victim's brother, the pellet was still lodged in his chest when he was treated by emergency crews.

There were other children at the scene when police arrived.

No word yet on his condition.