Police: Teen Injured in Accidental Shooting in Des Moines


DES MOINES, Iowa — Des Moines police say a teen is injured after accidentally shooting himself on Sunday.

It happened at an apartment building in the 1300 block of 8th Street around 3:30 p.m.

Police confirmed the victim, who is in his late teens, accidentally shot himself in the groin.

According to police, the victim’s injuries do not appear to be life threatening.


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