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Boy, 15, in hospital after 'shooting himself in head' in Speldhurst

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A teenage boy is recovering in hospital after he is believed to have shot himself in the head.

The 15-year-old suffered head injuries in the incident in Speldhurst, near Tunbridge Wells.

Kent Police said they are not looking for anyone else after the suspected shooting, at about 8.30pm on Monday.

Officers were called to the scene after reports of concern for the welfare of the boy.

He was taken to hospital in Brighton after suffering the injuries and is now in a stable condition in a hospital in London.

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