While at his friend's house the boy sat down on one side of a bed; a handgun belonging to his friend's uncle was laying on the other end of the bed.
The teen says the weapon discharged and the boy sustained a gunshot wound to the left side of his back.
He is listed in temporary serious condition at the hospital.
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