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Hazleton teen accidentally shoots himself in the leg

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HAZLETON (KWWL) -

Police believe a teen accidentally shot himself in the leg while showing a friend a gun.

The Buchanan County Sheriff's Office tells KWWL it happened around 6 p.m. Wednesday night at a home in Hazleton. The 16-year-old was showing the gun to another teen when it fired, striking his leg. He was taken to the hospital, and will survive.

Authorities say the incident is still under investigation. No one else was hurt.

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