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Cops: Teen shoots self in leg in North Charleston

NORTH CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) -

North Charleston police say a teen is recovering after accidentally shooting himself early Monday morning.

The incident happened around 1 a.m. Monday. The 17 year old called 911 from the area of Taylor and Good Streets in North Charleston, just off Interstate 26.

Police say the teen was carrying a gun inside his jacket when it went off. He was hit in the leg.

He was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Officers spent much of the night combing the area, blocking off Taylor and Good Streets.

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