16-year-old arrested after accidentally shooting self

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A 16-year-old is in custody after being injured in and accidental shooting on Tuesday/

Police say they were called to the 1000 block of Lincoln Avenue, east of South Central Avenue, around 5:02 p.m., where a juvenile suffered a single non-life threatening gunshot wound.

Police recovered a handgun. The juvenile was charged with aggravated unlawful use of a weapon, other weapons related charges and is held in juvenile detention.

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