A Waco teenager suffered a gunshot wound to the head when he placed a flame to a live rifle round and it exploded.
Police say the 13-year-old boy was critically wounded Saturday night at his home.
He was using a cigarette lighter to heat the round when the explosion caused the bullet and casing to separate and the bullet penetrated his forehead and became lodged behind his eye.
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The boy was home with an older sibling and was rushed to the hospital by private car.
The teen was taken to a Waco hospital before being transferred to a children's hospital in Temple.