A North Carolina man was detained Thursday after authorities said he fired a gun, sending a bullet through the bedroom of a neighbor's child WRAL reported.
The man had been “messing around with a handgun” in the Zebulon neighborhood when it accidentally discharged, Zebulon police Chief Tim Hayworth told the television station. No injuries were reported.
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Police said the exit hole from the bullet was found in a neighboring home, WRAL reported. When authorities approached the home from which the gun had been fired, a man inside refused to come outside, the television station reported.
Police surrounded the house, but the man, who has not been identified, came out of the house with a woman and surrendered to police, WRAL reported.
The man was charged with shooting into an occupied dwelling, the television station reported.
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