2 hurt in accidental shooting in Meridian

MERIDIAN -- Meridian Police are investigating after two people were injured in an apparent accidental shooting Wednesday afternoon.

Police say officers were dispatched to a house on Ionia Street, just off of Locust Grove Road, at about 2:15 p.m.

Both the victims are adult men. One was shot in the hand, and the other was shot in the abdomen, police say.

It's unclear what led up to the shooting, but investigators say preliminary information suggests it was not intentional.

Both men will be taken to area hospitals for treatment. Their injuries do not appear life-threatening, according to the department.

KTVB has a crew en route, check back for updates. 

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