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Teen shot in Brooklyn, rushed to hospital in serious condition

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EAST NEW YORK, Brooklyn — A teenager was shot in Brooklyn Sunday afternoon, police said.

He was shot on Hegeman Avenue around 3:30 p.m. and rushed to the hospital in serious condition, officials said.

The 13-year-old victim is not likely to die.

Police believe his older brother may have accidentally shot him while showing off a gun, officials said. He fled the scene.  Police have not yet made any arrests.

No identifying information was immediately available.