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Police say student accidentally shot another student on Kingman school bus

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Authorities in Kingman say a high school student accidentally shot and injured another student on a school bus.

The Kingman Chief of Police says juvenile charges of endangerment and other crimes will likely be sought against the 14-year-old who reportedly brought the gun to school on March 23.

The student was handling the gun on the bus ride home when it fired, shooting a 15-year-old student in the leg. Authorities describe the injury as serious but not life-threatening.

They say the shooting appears to have been unintentional.