Police: Teen accidentally shoots himself on Adams Drive in Newport News


NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) — A 17-year-old male accidentally shot himself late Thursday morning on Adams Drive in Newport News, police say.

Police said in a tweet officers and medics responded to the 500 block of Adams Drive just after 11 a.m. They found the teen with a gunshot wound in his upper body.

The teen’s injuries are not considered life-threatening.

Later, police say they determined the shooting to be self-inflicted and accidental.

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