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Teen Shot While Friend Handled Gun

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An 18-year-old was critically wounded Monday evening in Nashville while a friend was handling a gun, according to a press release.

William Blackwell of Eastland Avenue was injured around 7 p.m at a home on Woodridge Drive.

The release said officers performed life-saving measures to stabilize him. He was rushed to Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

The aforementioned friend and two others present are being interviewed by police.

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