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Charges filed after child, 2, shot

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Police on the scene of the shooting. Police on the scene of the shooting.

LEXINGTON, KY (WAVE) - Charges have been filed after a 2-year-old boy who was shot in the arm by his 4-year-old cousin.

Lexington police said Lavonne Myron Smith, 19, tried to hide the gun used in the shooting from officers once they had arrived at the scene on Saturday night

Smith is charged with carrying a concealed deadly weapon and tampering with evidence.

The child's injuries are not considered life threatening, but he was taken to the University of Kentucky Hospital. He is expected to make a full recovery.

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