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Ottawa County teen in critical after being shot in the face
TALMIDGE TOWNSHIP, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - The Ottawa County Sheriff's Department is investigating after a teen was shot in the face.
It happened at a home in the 3900 block of Leonard Road in Talmidge Township around 9:00 Wednesday night.
Officials say the victim and an 18-year-old were playing around with a .22 caliber handgun when it went off.
The 18-year-old is expected to be charged with attempted manslaughter today for accidentally shooting his friend in the face.
The 16-year old is in critical condition right now.
Ottawa County deputies tell us there were four other teens in the house when the 16- and 18-year-olds were playing around with the gun. None of them were hurt.