Meriden police say a shooting Tuesday afternoon appears accidental.  Police are not giving the name or age of the person who was shot,  except to say that it was a male subject, playing video games with a number of others in an apartment on Maple Branch .  They say another person handled what everyone thought was an unloaded shotgun and it discharged.

The injured person was taken to Midstate Medical Center,  then to Hartford Hospital by LifeStar helicopter.

Police say their investigation is continuing


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