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Teen Accidentally Shoots, Wounds Himself in West Englewood, Police Say

By Kelly Bauer | January 31, 2016 10:17am

CHICAGO — A 17-year-old was wounded after accidentally shooting himself in West Englewood on Saturday afternoon, police said.

At 12:30 p.m., the teen was in the 7200 block of South Paulina Street when he accidentally shot himself in his lower leg, said Officer Janel Sedevic, a Chicago Police spokeswoman. He was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in good condition.

A person is in custody and charges are pending, police said.

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