Man injured after firework explodes in hand

CREATED Jul 4, 2014

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MILWAUKEE -- A man in Milwaukee was severely burned after a firework exploded in his hand.

It happened Wenesday night near Center and Richards. He wasn’t playing with the explosive, police say someone threw it into his car. When the 40-yer-old man tried to throw it back out, it blew up in his hand.

It’s unknown if police have any suspects at this time.