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Milwaukee Police: Mother, 15-year-old daughter hit by bullet after mom drops gun

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- Milwaukee Police are currently investigating an accidental shooting that left a mother and her daughter injured.

It happened around 12:00 p.m. on Monday near Burleigh and Holton.

According to police, the 41-year-old mother's handgun fell from her holster at which time she attempted to catch it. The mother, however, grabbed the trigger, shooting herself in the leg.

Police say the bullet then ricocheted off the concrete, striking the woman's 15-year-old daughter in the leg as well.

Both victims were taken to a local hospital. 

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