Teen taken to hospital after being injured while cleaning rifle

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PERRY COUNTY, Pa. — A teenage boy was taken to Hershey Medical Center Monday evening following a rifle accident.

Pennsylvania State Police Newport Troopers responded to the 500 block of Market Street in Newport Borough at 5:20 p.m for a report of a 15-year-old shot while cleaning a rifle.

The investigation is currently active and ongoing at this time to determine what happened.